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Egypt Nominates Khaled Al-Anani for Position of UNESCO Director-General

Wed 05 Apr 2023 | 03:24 PM
By Ahmad El-Assasy

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced that the cabinet approved the nomination of Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, former Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, for the position of Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the period from 2025 to 2029, as a candidate for the Arab Republic of Egypt.

This came during a press conference held today at the government headquarters in the New Administrative Capital, in the presence of Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, former Minister of Tourism and Antiquities.

Madbouly pointed out that Al-Anani was chosen for this high position comes based on the qualifications he possesses, and his tangible academic and executive achievements in several fields.

Madbouly confirmed Al-Anani's great and valuable contributions, at the national and international levels, in the fields of science, education and culture.

The prime minister added that the result of Al-Anani's experiences that extend for more than 30 years in the fields of university teaching, scientific research, Egyptology, antiquities, heritage, museums and tourism.

He also referred to Al-Anani's activities and contributions to many major universities and research and scientific institutions, inside and outside Egypt.

Contributed by Ali Abu Dashish