Minister of Information
Heikal was the head of the Parliament's culture, media and antiquities committee before he assumed his new post.
Lebanese Minister of Information Melhem al Rayashi has praised efforts exerted by Egypt to combat terrorism, describing them as "excellent".
Lebanese Information Minister Melhem Riachi asserted that Egypt, Lebanon with all their prestigious foundations are more powerful than any terrorist movements
Saudi Information Minister Awwad al-Awwad affirms Saudi Arabia’s keeness to support all means of curbing terrorism.