Saudi envoy meets UN Women’s executive in New York

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir (L) shakes hand with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting on Syria in Geneva, on May 2, 2016.
Coverage of the conflict in Syria and violence in second city Aleppo as US Secretary of State John Kerry meets his Saudi counterpart and UN envoy Staffan de Mistura in Geneva, hoping to revive the country’s ceasefire. / AFP / POOL / DENIS BALIBOUSE (Photo credit should read DENIS BALIBOUSE/AFP/Getty Images)

RIYADH (RAHNUMA): Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, held a virtual meeting with Asa Regner the assistant secretary-general of the UN and deputy executive director of UN Women.

The two sides reviewed the latest preparations for the upcoming session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65), in which the Kingdom will take part.

They also discussed a number of topics of common interest, and ways to enhance cooperation in various fields.

Al-Mouallimi also virtually met the newly-appointed permanent representative of Mozambique to the UN, Pedro Comissario Afonso.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed topics of common interest and ways to enhance cooperation in various fields.

Both meetings were attended by the director of Al-Mouallimi’s bureau, Faisal Al-Haqbani, and the head of public relations and information of the delegation, Taful Al-Aqbi.

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