Friday, January 30, 2009

Egypt to drum up support for UNESCO post at AU meeting

African Press Agency

The Egyptian assistant secretary of state for African affairs, Mona Omar left Cairo on Wednesday to attend the African foreign ministers meeting in Addis Ababa ahead of the African Union summit.

Omar told reporters before leaving that Egypt will mobilize support for Egypt’s candidate for the post of UNESCO director general.

Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni has been nominated by the African Union to contest for the job.

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1 comment:

Richard VijayKumar said...

Don't let Zahi Hawass get the post.

Zahi Hawass should never get this post. He will use it to ruin Museum such as the British Museum, in order to get back the Rosetta Stone.