Cairo, March 14, 2017.

On the occasion of the celebration of the World Women Day, President Al Sisi met with members of the National Council for Women, headed by President of the Council, Dr. Maya Morsy. The President expressed gratitude, appreciation and respect for the Egyptian woman and commended her valued efforts in the country’s progress as a key partner in the development process.

The President highlighted the government keenness on empowering women and enhancing their role in the various aspects of the political, economic and social life. He emphasized that designating the year 2017 as the year of the Egyptian woman demonstrates this position. The President of the National Council for Women confirmed that the assumption of leadership positions by Egypt’s women and the appointment of the first woman governor are great achievements. Dr. Morsy gave an overview of efforts exerted by the National Council for Women over the past year, including various activities for women’s economic, political, social and health empowerment.

Photo Credit: Daily News Egypt


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