29 June 2017 12:48 AM

FM receives NCW chief

Friday، 19 May 2017 - 12:40 PM

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Thursday head of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsi.

During the meeting, Shoukry hailed efforts exerted by the NCW to entrench equality values which were enshrined in the constitution, especially in light of the government's keenness on promoting women's empowerment, said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid. 

The meeting also tackled cooperation between the Foreign Ministry and the NCW on ways of implementing the national strategy to empower women, he added. 

Morsi, for her part, voiced appreciation for the Foreign Ministry's keenness on defending women's rights in the international arena. (MENA)

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