Dr. Ashraf Subhi, Minister of Youth and Sports and President of the Executive Office of the Arab Youth Council and Ministers of Sport, the Arab and African Forum of Young People and Entrepreneurs, which will last until April 26, 2019, opened in Cairo.
The Minister of Culture and Youth of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Minister of Youth and Sports of Iraq, Hassan Bouhzaa, President of the Arab Union for Volunteering, Abdul Razzaq Al Mursi, Secretary General of the Arab Union for Volunteering and several Arab Ambassadors, State.
"We welcome our Arab and African brothers in their second country," said Dr. Ashraf Subhi, Minister of Youth and Sports. "We welcome the Arab Youth and Youth Forum and Volunteering. We are looking for the culture of volunteering among young people and young people in recognition of the importance of volunteering at various levels.
To create a positive personality for young people, and work to deepen the values of loyalty and belonging to young people, volunteering to achieve the development of the motherland.
"This meeting coincides with the presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of the African Union. contribute to bringing together the views of Arab and African youth. " And exchange experiences in the field of volunteering and entrepreneurship, and we will examine the initiatives that will leave the forum and what can be implemented. "
Hassan Bouzaza, president of the Arab Union for Volunteering, said: "The establishment of the forum at the Arab and African levels is the first of its kind.
That brings young people from the Arab world along with their peers from the African continent. "
Bouhzaza continued: "The conference will be a result that will be reflected on the Arab and African sides and will contribute to the definition of this group of young people with the common challenges and difficulties facing the development process in these Arab and African worlds. the role of Arab and African youth in finding innovative and unconventional solutions to issues and issues of interest.The two sides will share their experiences as well as highlight the successful experiences that can be used. "
The opening events included a film about Egypt and a film about the activities of the Arab Union for Volunteering and a film about the activities of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Egypt in the field of volunteering and the presentation of musical passages from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Orchestra.
The participating countries are Zambia, Mauritania, South Sudan, Malawi, Sudan, Uganda, Djibouti, Nigeria, Gabon, Ghana, Benin, the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Republic of Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Algeria, the Sultanate of Oman . , Palestine, the Comoros, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Iraq, Somalia and Egypt.