Egypt PM's visit to Saudi Arabia

Also on Sharaf’s agenda is the matter of an Egyptian nominee for the position of Arab League secretary-general. Saudi Arabia supports the nomination of Mustafa El-Fiqi which is not a popular choice among many Egyptian political circles. The discussions will revolve around finding an acceptable candidate for all – a process that needs to be finalised before 15 May when the Foreign Ministers Meeting takes place at the League to finalise the matter of the appointment.

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