6 October 2017

Egypt's Khattab Says Ready to Assume Unesco's Post

Egyptian Ambassador Mushira Khattab has said she is ready to take over the responsibility of the UNESCO director general.

"I am ready to assume the responsibility of UNESCO director general. I am ready to assume the burden of director general of UNESCO," she wrote on a Facebook page to support her for the post.

On Thursday, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Paris to hold a number of meetings as part of efforts to back Khattab for UNESCO.

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