MoCI Undersecretary Underlines Qatar’s Strong Commitment to WTO and WIPO Principles
Under Secretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry HE Sultan bin Rashid Al Khater, WTO Director-General HE Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and other officials, at a bilateral meeting in Geneva, in Swiss.
Doha: Undersecretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, HE Sultan bin Rashid Al Khater, underscored Qatar’s strong commitment to the principles of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Intellectual Property (WIPO) in a series of bilateral meetings with a number of officials on the sidelines of his official visit to international trade and intellectual property organizations in Geneva, Switzerland.
During his official visit to the country, Al Khater met with the Director-General of the WTO, HE Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, where he underlined Qatar’s strong commitment to the principles and agreements of the WTO and its support to member states’ efforts to preserve vital roles in consolidating international trade ideologies.
Al Khater thanked Iweala for his efforts in this endeavor, praising his participation in the Qatar Economic Forum, powered by Bloomberg, which took place last June.
During the meeting, officials discussed ways to improve Qatar-WTO cooperation and mechanisms to support the ongoing negotiations within the framework of the Organization, in order to address the challenges facing the multilateral trading system. worldwide.
Al Khater also met with the Director General of WIPO, HE Daren Tang. The meeting focused on the distinguished cooperation between Qatar and WIPO and discussed aspects of strengthening the partnership between the two parties.
Al Khater underlined Qatar’s strong commitment to the WIPO principles and agreements and reaffirmed that Qatar seeks to accede to a number of additional WIPO conventions and actively participates in several aspects related to the Organization’s negotiations. . The Undersecretary further underlined the state’s support for all efforts aimed at reaching an international agreement on the protection of broadcasting organizations against piracy.