CAIRO: Egypt’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdy Louza will head to Senegal Saturday to take part in the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security, Youm7 reported.
The forum will be held in the Senegalese capital Dakar Nov. 9-11.
The forum is a good opportunity to re-emphasize the fundamentals of Egypt’s political stance regarding terrorism in all its forms. It is also a good chance to urge the international community to adopt serious and effective policies to eliminate the sources of terrorism and extremism in the African continent,” Louza was quoted by Youm7.
The 2nd round of forum will bring together more than 500 African countries’ representatives, heads of state and government leaders, ministers of foreign affairs and defense ministers, military officials, representatives from regional and international institutions.
It is scheduled to tackle several issues related to the security challenges in the African continent and and their impact at international level. It will also address ways to enhance cooperation among African countries to combat the rising militancy and terrorism.