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CAIRO - 3 July 2017: "Egypt Can (Taa Marbousta)" conference on Monday resumed proceedings for the second day running to highlight the role of Egyptian women abroad.
The two-day event, held under the sponsorship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, is organized by the Ministry of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates' Affairs in cooperation with the National Council for Women (NCW).
A number of female Egyptian expatriates, including Mona Shendi, commander in the Australian Navy Missile Defense, Azza Ali, member of the Australian parliament and Laila Bans, one of the top 100 economic consultants worldwide, will be present at the event.
An expert of remote sensing Dr Iman Ghoniem has presented a paper at the conference about Egypt's mineral wealth in the Western Desert and Sinai.
The conference aims at exchanging expertise among Egyptian women who played a role serving their country either at home or abroad to set role models for new generations of young women.
Meanwhile, Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram said preparations are currently underway for the third edition of "Egypt Can" Conference.
Makram also honored Rim El Shazli, a pioneer of humanitarian press and Europe who has been a correspondent for the United Nations in seven countries.
Shazli apologized for not attending the conference for health reasons