Egypt has affirmed that China’s support will always be appreciated by Egyptian people.
The Lebanese UNESCO director-general candidate, Vera Khouri, announced in a statement to Egypt Today her withdrawal from the race.
Reuters reported from Egypt Today that Qatar has been leading some suspicious activities during the UNESCO director-general election rounds in Paris.
The Qatari candidate Hamad bin Abdul Aziz Al-Kawari and the French candidate Audrey Azoulay convened in what can be described as a suspicious meeting.
Suspicion pervades that this was a move by major member states to close the race between the Qatari candidate and one of their own.
Egyptian-French Parliamentary Friendship Association declared its support to Ambassador Moushira Khattab, a candidate for the post of UNESCO director-general.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guinea Makalé Camara has stressed her full support of Egypt and Ambassador Moushira Mahmoud Khattab.