Her Excellency Reem bint Mohammed Al- Mansoori, Rapporteur of the Shura Council, elected today (Saturday) Chairperson of the Women's Parliamentarians Forum.
The Women's Parliamentarians Forum elected Her Excellency Reem Al- Mansoori, Rapporteur of the Qatari Shura Council, Chairperson of the 29th Session of the Women's Parliamentarians' Forum.
The election was held during a meeting attended by His Excellency Ahmed Bin Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, Chairman of the Shura Council and H E Gabriela Baroun , President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), and Mart John, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
Reem Al Mansoori, Rapporteur of the Qatari Shura Council, thanked the IPU, the Women Parliamentarians Forum and the General Secretariat of the Union for their trust. She said that the convening of this important international forum in Doha reaffirms the trust of the international community in the State of Qatar under the wise leadership of the Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir's interest in global issues, dissemination of education, empowerment of women and support of youth.
Addressing the session of Women’s Parliamentary Forum, Al Mansoori reviewed the achievements made by the State of Qatar in all fields, in particular in the field of empowering Qatari women in all aspects with direct support of the wise leadership of the Amir and the role of Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser in highlighting the role of Qatari women in all areas.
She pointed out that Her Highness has contributed to a qualitative leap in education both inside and outside Qatar, where opportunities for equality between male and female has been enhanced through the development of skills in all fields. Al-Mansoori pointed out that Qatar has been ranked first in the Arab world and 129 globally in the field of gender equality.