Visit of a delegation of the OIEC at the headquarters of the Arab League
A delegation of the OIEC, including composed of the vice-president of the OIEC (Mgr Antonios Kalta), the Secretary General of the OIEC (Philippe Richard), of the Regional Secretary MENA, (Father Boutros azar), and of the National Secretaries of Morocco (Father Marc Boucrot), Tunisia (Father Jawad Alamat) was received on 19 October 2016 at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo, by the Director of Development and Social Affairs of the Arab League. During this meeting, the OIEC strong of 400,000 students attending school in the Catholic schools in the Arab countries, has announced its intention to contribute with the Arab countries to the implementation of the agenda Education 2030, in a spirit of healthy collaboration. The home received has been very good, and this first contact will be followed shortly by the sending of a formal letter of intent of the OIEC with the Arab League. It is to be noted that this delegation of the OIEC was the first delegation composed of catholic ecclesiastical officially received within the Arab League.