PM Delivers Egypt’s Speech At African Summit

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab will deliver Egypt’s speech at the African Summit which kicked off on Sunday 1462015 in South Africa.

Egypt is expected to present two reports on gender equality and status of discrimination against women. Mahlab is leading Egypt’s delegation which groups Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will also deliver a speech seeking to issue a resolution to support the Palestinian people’s right to establish their own state and condemning the Israeli violations against Palestinians.

The mid-year gathering will focus on issues including migration, security, women empowerment, trade and investment. The African Union has declared 2015 the year of women’s empowerment and development toward Africa’s Agenda 2063.

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Source : Egypt State Information Service