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EAPD program for African media personnel wrapped up in Cairo

MENA , Saturday 27 Jul 2019
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African media figures participating in the EAPD program in their meeting with Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry (Photo: Egyptian Foreign ministry)
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A special program organized by the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD) on "media and sustainable development in Africa", wrapped in Cairo Friday.

As part of the EAPD program, which included several events and meetings, the agency organized on 7 July a workshop entitled "Media Role in Supporting Sustainable Development in Africa" in collaboration with Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies.

A large host of media and press figures were in attendance.

The program included an expanded meeting with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar.

It also included a dialogue session with Head of Egypt's Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) Makram Mohamed Ahmed.

A delegation of African media personnel had a meeting with Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese.

They also visited Al-Azhar in Cairo where they met with Acting under-secretary of Al-Azhar Saleh Abbas.

In addition, the delegation visited several sites of mega national projects, including the Suez Canal where they had a meeting with Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Mohab Mamish.

They also toured the Suez Canal Corridor, Tahya Misr tunnels as well as several other projects under-construction in the New Administrative Capital.

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