Minister Plenipotentiary at the American Embassy: He praises the strategic partnership and cooperation between his country and Egypt

By Manal Abdel Fattah

Robin Haroutunian, Minister Plenipotentiary for Cultural and Media Affairs at the US Embassy in Egypt, stressed that the United States is working hard with partners in Egypt to achieve peace.

This came during the annual suhoor party held by the Public Diplomacy Officer at the US Embassy and his wife in honor of the Egyptian journalists.

He pointed to the programs implemented by the US Embassy, ​​through public diplomacy programs, such as the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, the Fulbright and other exchange programs sponsored by the US government.

He praised the strategic partnership and cooperation between Egypt and the United States in many fields, including at the cultural level. In this regard, he pointed to cultural cooperation projects, including the opening of the Imam Al-Shafi’i Mosque and Shrine, and the United States’ support for young artists.

Harutunian also praised Egyptian journalists in covering events and cooperation relations between Egypt and the United States, especially in the field of education, educational programs, training, and skills development, pointing to student and cultural exchange programs and educational opportunities in the United States.

Robin Haroutunian reviewed the great role played by the American Cultural Center in Egypt, explaining that 23,000 people were trained and their skills were supported to enhance their opportunities and prepare them for the labor market.

The American diplomat said that by working together, we can build a better world for all of us, expressing his thanks to the work team at the embassy, ​​which is working to consolidate relations between the two countries.

He praised the “vibrant” cultural elements that Alexandria Governorate possesses, which prompted the American Ambassador to repeat her visit to the city twice, since her arrival in Egypt last November, as well as the visit made by the Deputy Head of the American Mission Sideris to Alexandria last week, to host a breakfast and a meeting. Number of characters.

Robin Haritounian recounted his impressions upon his visit to Alexandria, saying, “Every time I visit Alexandria, it is difficult for me not to feel humbled by the ancient history of this city and its vibrant culture, from the Library of Alexandria to the Greco-Roman Museum to the beautiful Mediterranean Sea and the amazing fish and seafood – Alexandria Will “Never disappoint you.”

The Minister Plenipotentiary at the US Embassy reviewed the projects that the Embassy sponsored in Alexandria – during the past year – where there was an exhibition of the works of the late photographer Farouk Ibrahim, which unveiled unique pictures of US President Jimmy Carter and the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, in addition to a rare group of pictures of President Carter’s visit.

To Alexandria, “our American corner located in the AMIDEAST building.”
He stressed, “We have the energy and resources necessary to enter into a partnership with the Egyptian government, the Alexandria Governorate, and other Alexandria institutions, to create economic opportunities and support women’s empowerment,” stressing the American Embassy’s commitment to building “stronger relationships with people and institutions in Alexandria.”

In a different context, the Minister Plenipotentiary for Cultural and Media Affairs at the US Embassy said, “During this holy month of peace… I would like to confirm that we are achieving stability along with hard work for peace side by side with our Egyptian partners,” referring to the visit made by the US Secretary of State. Anthony Blinken, to Cairo – last week – to discuss proposals in Gaza for an immediate ceasefire and increased humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

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