West Africa: Prime Minister Presides Over Egypt's Delegation to Sahel-Sahara Summit

Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Mona Omar said on Thursday 27/12/2012 that Egypt will participate in the Sahel-Sahara extraordinary summit in the Chadian capital on January 15-17, 2013, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. Hisham Qandil.

In statements for diplomatic editors, Ambassador Omar stressed Egypt's interest in reviving this gathering thanks to the utmost importance to the region for the Egyptian national security.

She stressed that Egypt led the efforts for revitalization of this gathering and then joined Morocco, Tunisia and Libya, which wanted continuation of the assembly in a new form.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Egypt State Information Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.