Three Arab nominees will be presented for the position of director-general of UNESCO so far. Their names will be disclosed before the Arab League Council at the meeting scheduled for September 8, a senior official said.
In a press statement issued yesterday, Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ambassador Ahmed Ben Helli said: “We might announce other nominations in the next few days,” explaining that there are three candidates – one each from Egypt, Lebanon, and Qatar.”
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He explained that the candidate of the State of Qatar is the GCC’s contender for the position, expressing his hope for an Arab consensus on the nominations.