President Abd Al Fattah Al Sisi received today، Wednesday، UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at El-Etehadiya palace in Heliopolis، Cairo.
President Sisi granted the UNESCO Director-General the Order of the Republic In appreciation of her efforts in enhancing cooperation between Egypt and UNESCO، and her contribution to the development of several cultural projects in Egypt during the recent period، in addition to her role in the preservation of world heritage.
The president praised the ability of the UNESCO Director-General to head the organization in light of many challenges and difficult circumstances، stressing on Egypt's full support to its efforts in the rapprochement of different cultures.
Sisi assured that Egypt has an ambitious program for the comprehensive cultural development.
Meanwhile، the UNESCO Director-General expressed appreciation for the Order of the Republic، stressing on the UNESCO's commitment to provide all forms of support for Egypt.