On 8 March 2022, ICCROM had the honour of welcoming H.E. Khalid bin Youssef Khalifa Abdullah Al Sada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Italian Republic. On this occasion, he presented his credentials to ICCROM's Director-General Webber Ndoro. The Ambassador was accompanied by Dr Akeel Hatoor, Expert to the UN Agencies. Also present on behalf of ICCROM was Anna Zeichner, Liaison Officer.
During the meeting, the Ambassador and Director-General Ndoro discussed ICCROM’s work worldwide and possible cooperation for activities in Africa. This visit coincides with the upcoming 10th anniversary of Qatar joining ICCROM as a Member State.
We look forward to renewed cooperation for raising the profile of cultural heritage through its conservation and promotion.