• 13/05/2022

Zaki praises the President's commission of Wataniya for Training to manage the national dialogue.

Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt and head of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services, opened yesterday, Thursday, the consultative session organized by the "Cultural Dialogue Forum" of the Coptic Evangelical Organization. The consultative session, which is at the initiative of His Excellency President Sisi, was entitled "A vision for activating the national dialogue.”
In this session, the ambassador Moushira Khattab, President of the National Council for Human Rights, chancellor Essam Shiha, member of the National Council for Human Rights, journalist writer Hamdi Rizk, journalist writer and senator Dr. Abdel Moneim Saeed, researcher Samir Morcos, Brigadier Khaled Okasha, director of the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies, and journalist writer Nabil Abdel-Fattah, Dr. Imad Gad, former member of the House of Representatives, journalist writer, member of the Senate and editor-in-chief of Al-Shorouk newspaper, Mr. Imad El-Din Hussein, Rev. Rifaat Fathi, Secretary-General of Synod of the Nile, journalist writer, chairman of the board of directors and editor of Al-Youm Al-Sabea, Mr. Akram Al-Qassas, and Dr. Talaat Abdul Qawi, President of the General Union of Civil Societies and a member of the House of Representatives, Bishop Jeremiah, General Bishop and Head of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center, and the journalist writer Farida Al-Shobashi, President of the Reform and Development Party, Mr. Muhammad Anwar Sadat, Reverend Amir Tharwat, Pastor of the Protestant Church in Faggala, Reverend Mohsen Mounir, Synod of the Nile , lawyer Nihad Abu Al-Qumsan, member of the National Council for Human Rights, Dr. Amr Al-Wardani, Secretary of the Egyptian Dar Al-Iftaa, and Mrs. Samira Louka, Senior Director of the intercultural dialogue sector in the Coptic Evangelical Organization.
Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, Head of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services and President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt praised the step of the assigning President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to the National Training Academy to manage the national dialogue.
The President of the Protestant Church said, "This generous initiative is a clear reflection of what the Egyptian state pursues by integrating all societal groups into community participation. We have witnessed over the past years that this approach is practiced through empowering women, youth, and people of determination. We also have seen the partnering with civil society organizations in development initiatives, such as "Haya Karim."
This comes within the framework of the directions and vision of the New Republic, and Egypt's vision 2030."
Zaki added: "These decisions coincide with 2022, the year of civil society. This year, we are witnessing an effective partnership between civil society and the state in implementing development initiatives that changed the lives of many and contributed - and continue to contribute - to raising the standard of living of millions of citizens."