UN secretary-general hails Egypt's pivotal role on all forums

MENA , Saturday 28 Aug 2021

Guterres' remarks came during his meeting with Egypt's Permanent Representative to the UN in New York Ambassador Mohamed Idris to see him on the occasion of the end of his tenure

UN secretary general/Idris
Guterres' remarks came during his meeting with Egypt's Permanent Representative to the UN in New York Ambassador Mohamed Idris

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has commended Egypt's diplomatic role on all international forums and the ongoing cooperation between the country and the UN and its specialised international agencies in all domains.

Guterres' remarks came during his meeting with Egypt's Permanent Representative to the UN in New York Ambassador Mohamed Idris whose tenure came to end, the Egyptian  Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The ministry highlighted the successful efforts exerted by the two parties to handle several positions and crises at both the regional and international levels in order to back goals of the UN, stipulated in the UN Charter.

Guterres pointed out to Egypt's crucial role in supporting initiatives and reform efforts in the work of the international body while chairing G77 and China in 2018 and its current presidency of the Peace building Commission.

The UN secretary general appreciated the efforts exerted by Idris during his work in New York.

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