Moushira Khattab، the Egyptian candidate to lead the United Nations Educational، Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)، said that she is among the top three candidates for the position.
“We are moving steadily”، she said.
Moreover، Khattab praised in televised remarks to “DMC” Channel، the ceremony organized by Egyptian Embassy in Paris to mark 200th anniversary of the discovery of the Abu Simbel Temple.
Noteworthy، Egypt decided to nominate former Minister of Family and Population Moushira Khattab for the position of director-general of the United Nations Education، Scientific، and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
The decision came after current director-general Irina Bokova announced candidacy for the UN secretary-general position.
Khattab was the former Minister of Family and Population during the era of former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq in 2011. She also served as Egypt’s ambassador to South Africa، the Czech Republic، and Slovakia. She further served at Egypt’s diplomatic mission in Austria، Hungary، and the United Nations.
UNESCO is a specialized agency in the United Nations that aims to facilitate peace and security through fields such as education and natural sciences.