Minister of State for Foreign Affairs HE Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi has affirmed that the State of Qatar, under the wise leadership of His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, attaches special importance to empowering Qatari women and enhancing all their political, economic, and social rights.

This statement was made in his speech during the Gulf Women’s Celebration, hosted by the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Al Muraikhi appreciated the efforts of the GCC countries in granting women their rights, achieving social justice, and eliminating all forms of discrimination against women.

He noted that the GCC council’s celebration of Gulf Women’s Day, coinciding with International Women’s Day, reflects the high status of Gulf women in their societies, supports their capabilities, and honours the distinctive role women play in various fields and responsibilities, which they fulfill with high skill and efficiency.