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30 January 2001
Qatar to host 4th WTO Ministerial

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The General Council, on 30 January 2001, accepted the offer of the Government of Qatar to hold the Fourth WTO Ministerial Conference in Doha, Qatar. The date of the Conference will be announced at the General Council meeting on 8 February 2001. The General Council also authorized its Chairman, in cooperation with the Director-General, to start consultations on both organizational and substantive matters related to the preparations of the Fourth Ministerial Conference and to report back to the General Council.