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VIENNA: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime praised on Friday the State of Qatar’s role in achieving the 2030 sustainable development plan, especially through its generous contribution in the fields of the integrity of the judiciary, education, protecting youth from crimes.

This came in the report presented to the 11th meeting of the committee following up on the implementation of the Doha Declaration. The report said that it was the first time a member country supported the establishment of a programme with strong finances to help countries implement their commitments under the Doha Declaration, and contribute to achieving the 2030 sustainable development plan.

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The committee held its meeting in Vienna chaired by Advisor to the Minister of Interior Major General Dr. Abdullah Al Mal, and the membership of Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi; and Ambassador of the State of Qatar and the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations and international organizations in Vienna Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri.

Al Mal said during the meeting that the declaration stressed on the importance of basic education in preventing crime and enhancing the rule of law.

He stressed that the State of Qatar is committed to serving peace and development around the world by combating organized crime, terrorism, and corruption.

Al Mal expressed his satisfaction with the efforts of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime over the past five years in terms of implementing the Doha Declaration’s resolution, stressing the State of Qatar’s commitment to supporting the office’s different activities