The fifth United Nations Conference for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) is expected to start on 4 March 2023 and will focus on the progress made since the Istanbul Programme of Action.
According to the United Nations, 46 countries are classified in this category.
The Heads of State and Government from LDCs will converge in Doha to discuss cross-cutting issues that affects their progress.
The Malawi leader, Dr Lazarus Chakwera is expected to make opening remarks during the official opening of the conference as Chairperson for the LDCs alongside the United Nations Secretary-General.
President Chakwera is also expected to chair a round table discussion for the conference soon after the opening ceremony.
Different United Nations agencies are part of this important meeting and will have a chance to share notes with Member States on the progress made this far for the LDCs to have a self-sustained status.
Meanwhile, all is set for the conference and delegates from the LDCs have started arriving in Doha ahead of the opening slated for Saturday 4 March.