Arab delegations arrive in Beirut ahead of economic summit

Delegations participating in the Arab economic and social summit have landed in Beirut earlier in the morning, National News Agency correspondent reported from Rafic Hariri airport on Wednesday.

The first arriving guests are the Moroccan delegation, chaired by the Kingdom’s Ambassador to Egypt and permanent representative to the Arab League, Ahmed Tazi.

“This summit balances the social, economic and social action,” Tazi said upon arrival, indicating that Morocco will be represented during the summit by Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita.

Sudan delegation chaired by State Minister of Finance, Moslem Ahmed, arrived next. Ahmed indicated that his country would be represented by Sudanese First Vice President, Bakri Hassan Saleh.

The Somali delegation followed, chaired by Ambassador in Cairo Abdulghani Mohamed Waeis who said that Somali Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled would represent Somalia at the summit.

It is to note that Kuwait’s delegation had arrived earlier, chaired by Ambassador Hassan Kama,

Source: National News Agency