Prof. Ding Long attends 16th Doha Forum
At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Professor from Ding Long from the School of Foreign Studies at UIBE attended the 16th Doha Forum from May 21 to 24 in Doha, the capital of Qatar. Over 600 representatives from more than 80 countries, regions and international organizations were present to discuss regional and global issues.
A variety of topics were discussed at the forum, such as resolving Middle-East conflicts, the economic prospects of the Middle-East and other regional and international hotspots. Five heads of countries and international organizations attended the forum including the Emir (President) of Qatar, Foreign Minister Abdu, UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon and the Afghan President, and many political elites and scholars.
Since 2001 the Foreign Ministry Department of Qatar has held the Doha Forum many times, during which it has evolved into an international forum with great significance.
During the session, Professor Ding Long communicated with experts and scholars from Doha Research Center of Brookings Institution and Qatar University regarding to the exchange and cooperation of think-tanks.