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19/ Sultanate Participate in 10th Meeting of Arab Scouts Associations

16-03-21

Cairo, Mar 21 (ONA) — The Sultanate took part in the 10th meeting of the heads of associations and meetings of the Arab Scout Committees, which were held at the Egyptian capital, Cairo to discuss the Arab scout strategic harmonization 2015 – 2020. The Sultanate made a presentation by Khamis bin Salim al-Rasbi, Director-General of Scouts and Guides on the major accomplishments achieved by the Sultanate’s scouts and guides during the period from 2013 to 2016 in the presence of Youssef Khaddage, Chairperson Arab Scout Committee and Dr. Atef Abdel Meguid, Secretary General of the Arab Scouts Organization and members of the committees and the heads of the Arab Scout associations. The meeting began with a speech by Dr. Atef Abdel Meguid, Secretary General of the Arab Scout Organization during which he praised the Sultanate’s efforts to host the 28th Arab Scout Conference in Muscat in November 2016. He stressed the importance of such meetings to come out with visions that contribute to improving the Arab scout strategies (2017 – 2020) to meet the youth needs and the Arab societies. Youssef Khaddage delivered a speech during which he said that the hopes pinned on the outcome of this meeting to come up with visions and ideas for the development of the Arab scout strategies, which comes in preparation for submitting them at the Arab Scout Conference due to be hosted by the Sultanate in November 2016. — Ends/MN/KH