13 January 2013

Egypt: Qandil Meets NEPAD Director

Prime Minister Hisham Qandil discussed on Saturday 12/1/2013 with Chief Executive Officer of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Ibrahim Mayaki the agency's initiative for combating drought and achieving food security in the Sahel and Sahara region.

During the meeting, Qandil reiterated Egypt's full support for the NEPAD's initiative as a full African program for development.

Egypt mobilizes international and regional efforts to face the food crisis in the relevant region, the premier said.

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