Syria participates in 2nd Arab Forum for Equality, Beirut

Beirut, SANA- Syria is participating in the 2nd Arab Forum for Equality organized by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut, under the title “One Voice… Equality in Food Security”

The forum was launched yesterday and it will last for two days, as a number of ministers and delegates concerned with planning, social development, agriculture, economy, trade, and youth issues are participating in it, in addition to representatives of regional organizations and representatives of UN agencies in the Arab region.

Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor stated on its page that the Syrian delegation includes Deputy Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Yasser Abdel-Ahmad, and the Director of Non-Governmental Organizations, Mahmoud al-Kawwa.

It added that the delegation discussed with Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ambassador Haifa Abu Ghazaleh many issues related to activating Syria’s participation within the social affairs sector at the league, in a way that would enhance bilateral and multilateral cooperation relations with Arab countries.

According to the ministry, the delegation also discussed with Palestinian Social Development Minister, Dr. Ahmed Majdalani, and Undersecretary of Social Affairs Ministry in Sudan, Dr. Jamal Al-Nabil, issues related to exchange of experiences in social development field, economic relations, joint coordination, and bilateral cooperation in the fields of social work.

Rafah al-Allouni/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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