Egypt: 33rd Session of Arab Interior Minister Council to Kick Off Wednesday in Tunisia

The 33rd session of the Arab Interior Ministers’ Council will kick off here on Wednesday.

The two-day session is held under the auspices of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi.

The event will be attended by the interior ministers of the Arab countries, high-level security delegations as well as representatives of the Arab League (AL) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Well-informed source said that the session proceedings are likely to be held in one day as the preparatory meetings for the session have finalized all resolutions and recommendations relevant to the issues raised at the session.

The preparatory meetings took up solidarity between the Arab countries, promoting cooperation among them to combat terrorism as well as the need to monitor borders to limit and curb the smuggling of weapons.

The sources said also that the meetings tackled the session’s agenda to prepare for the draft resolutions to be submitted to the Arab Interior Ministers’ Council for ratification.

The sources underlined that the most important discussed issues including fighting terrorism, combating drugs and weapons trafficking as well as protecting human rights.

Meanwhile, a high-level Egyptian delegation will take part in the session under Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Gaffar, who will arrive in the Tunisian capital on Tuesday, 1/3/2016.

Source: MENA