Former presidential media advisor Ahmed El-Moslimany praised China’s withdrawal for Khattab’s sake in UNESCO vote.
He added، in press statements، that the historical friendship between Egypt and China has proved its strength، and that the senior contacts at the presidential level between Cairo and Beijing in the UNESCO file proved that the two great civilizations can play a great role in supporting human thought and promoting global culture.
Noteworthy، china decided to withdraw its candidate for the UNESCO director-general position on Thursday for the sake of Egypt candidate for Mushira Khattab in UNESCO vote.
Ambassador Moushira Mahmoud Khattab is an Egyptian diplomat who has led a long and distinguished career as a human rights activist.
Khattab has received a Ph.D in Child’s Rights from Cairo University; in addition to an M.A. in International Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill، USA and a B.A. in Political Science from Cairo University's Faculty of Economics and Political Science.
She was ranked third in 2013 out of the five leading female human rights activists in the Middle East and North Africa.
Among Khattab’s eminent job positions are her diplomatic and the ministerial duties as the Former minister of the family and population in Egypt، Former Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs، and Ambassador of Egypt to the Republic of South Africa، the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Serving in Egypt’s diplomatic missions in Australia، Hungary، Austria and the United Nations (New York and Vienna)، her human rights activist role for advocating the rights of children and women، and functioning as former Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child based at the UN Headquarters in Geneva round up her eclectic career.