HE Mr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the Republic of South Sudan, and head of his country’s delegation participating in the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, which kicked off today, said that Qatar’s hosting of the conference is evidence of the prominent role it plays at the global level. His Excellency added, in an exclusive statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), that the State of Qatar has succeeded in hosting major international events such as the FIFA,Football,Soccer,Football,Soccer World Cup Qatar 2022, and has proven to the world that the countries of the region are capable of hosting and organizing major events, adding that Qatar has a major role that is not in the region. not only regionally but also globally. He pointed out that the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries constitutes a great step for the least developed countries and is of particular importance to South Sudan as a developing country recovering from war and seeking peace and stability to bring about development, noting that the convening of the conference comes at an important time and in light of increasing global challenges such as the crisis. Russian-Ukrainian and its impact on all countries of the world, in addition to the Corona (Covid-19) pandemic and high levels of inflation and others, adding that this conference is important and sends important messages to major countries regarding global security and stability and its importance to the least developed countries. HE the Minister of Presidential Affairs of South Sudan revealed arrangements for the visit of the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, to the State of Qatar before the end of this year to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. He stressed that the State of South Sudan has a good relationship with the State of Qatar and seeks to expand its bilateral relations in the fields of agriculture, aviation, infrastructure projects, roads and others, pointing out that Qatari organizations such as Qatar Charity, Qatar Red Crescent and Qatar Fund for Development have effective contributions in supporting the least developed countries.