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Egypt Welcomes Arab League's Endorsement of Khaled El-Anany for UNESCO Director-General

Thu 16 May 2024 | 07:17 PM

On Thursday, Egypt officially welcomed the endorsement by the 33rd Arab League Summit, held in Manama, of Dr. Khaled El-Anany as Egypt's nominee for the prestigious role of Director-General of UNESCO.

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid, the spokesperson for Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, expressed his satisfaction on the social media platform "X," noting that this nomination signifies a vital advancement in garnering extensive support for the Egyptian candidate, who is now backed by both Arab and African nations.

Dr. Khaled El-Anany, a distinguished archaeologist and Egypt's current Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, has played a pivotal role in elevating Egypt’s cultural diplomacy. His leadership has enhanced Egypt’s global standing in historical preservation and showcased the nation's rich heritage to the world.

The unanimous support from the Arab League is not just a formal gesture but a strategic endorsement that enhances El-Anany’s visibility and viability on the international stage. It underscores the Arab world's unified commitment to influencing global cultural and educational policies through a reputable platform like UNESCO.