Thursday, August 30, 2007

More re Farouk Hosni nomination for UNESCO

State Information Service

Oman informed the Egyptian Foreign Ministry of its decision to withdraw its candidate from the UNESCO Secretary-General nomination in support of Egypt's candidate Culture Minister Farouk Hosni.

"There are Egyptian and Arab efforts and consultations to agree on one candidate for this top post so as to increase the chances of Arabs to win the 2009 elections,"Farouk Hosni said in press statements on 28/8/2007.

He praised the efforts of Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit who has informed all embassies and foreign ministries of Egypt's choice.

With the Omani candidate's withdrawal, the two Arab candidates remaining are Farouk Hosni and Moroccan ambassador in UNESCO Aziza Binani.

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