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In the presence of the Minister of International Cooperation, female ambassadors of 19 foreign countries celebrate International Women’s Day in Cairo

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Romanian Embassy in Cairo organized a celebration of International Women’s Day for a group of female ambassadors of foreign countries to Egypt, and Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, as part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8th every year.

This was in the presence of Olivian Toderian, the Romanian Ambassador to Cairo, and 18 female ambassadors from the GLAM group of women ambassadors, including the ambassadors of Estonia, Slovakia, Cyprus, Denmark, Bangladesh, Mexico, Ireland, Colombia, Norway, and Switzerland, as well as Elena Panova, the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations. United in Egypt.

Hosting Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, comes within the framework of International Women’s Day celebrations, to discuss national efforts in the field of women’s economic and social empowerment, and in appreciation of the role that Egyptian women play in various fields during the era of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, which is clearly evident in the increase in the number of women. Female ministers in the government, as well as female representatives in the Senate and House of Representatives, in addition to women holding leadership positions in various private sector institutions and the government.

In addition, the meeting comes in appreciation of the role of Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, in strengthening the economic relations of the Arab Republic of Egypt with multilateral and bilateral development partners, and coordination between national bodies, international and regional institutions, United Nations organizations and its affiliated agencies, in order to meet the requirements and priorities of development in Egypt.

The Ministry of International Cooperation, in coordination with national authorities, is working to implement many development cooperation programs in the various governorates of Egypt, in partnership with bilateral development partners from friendly and brotherly countries, in multiple fields, including empowering women, girls and youth, protecting children and supporting their capabilities, and small and medium enterprises. , health, education, capacity building and investment in human capital, food security, sustainable infrastructure, and capacity building programmes.

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