Doha: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri, Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee met on Sunday with a delegation from the National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of Lebanon on the occasion of their visit to the headquarters of the NHRC. Dr. Ali Bin Smaikh Al-Marri congratulated the delegation on the establishment of the Lebanese National Human Rights Commission recently, stressing the readiness of the National Human Rights Committee in Qatar to cooperate with its Lebanese counterpart in the field of promotion and development of human rights.
“The establishment of the National Human Rights Committee in Lebanon is a real gain for the human rights system in the Arab world and for the Asia-Pacific Forum, which already has a membership of 25 national human rights institutions,” Al Marri said, pointing out that “the Arab world needs to intensify communication and cooperation between human rights institutions, in light of the grave circumstances and challenges facing the Arab region at the present time and its serious repercussions on the human rights situation.”
Members of the delegation of the Lebanese Human Rights Commission expressed their thanks and appreciation to the National Human Rights Committee for the generous hospitality and kind reception. The delegation held a series of meetings with officials of various departments and specialties in the NHRC, in which they stressed the desire to strengthen the partnership with the NHRC in the future in the field of training and exchange of knowledge and experience.