The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, received on Monday 21 October 2019, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen and heads of delegations participating in the “Second Cairo Water Week”.
The Egyptian President welcomed the heads of delegations participating in the “Cairo Water Week” organized this year under the theme “Responding to water scarcity“. He reaffirmed Egypt’s keenness to organize and host this event annually in order to enhance water awareness, encourage innovation to meet the challenges of water, identify global initiatives and efforts exerted to address those challenges and consider ways to maximize cooperation mechanisms in the water sector.
For his part, the OIC Secretary General thanked the Arab Republic of Egypt, commending the wise leadership of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his vision for the advancement of Egyptian economy. He further commended Egypt’s outstanding efforts to achieve the goals and objectives of the OIC. Al-Othaimeen then expressed gratitude to the Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Minister, His Excellency Mohamed Abdel Aty and his team for the excellent organization of the second meeting of the OIC Water Council and for the hospitality extended to the delegations of the participating states.