Al-Orabi calls on the international community to comprehensive deal against terrorism
CAIRO – Egypt's former foreign minister Mohamed al-Orabi called Thursday, on the international community to deal comprehensively with the phenomenon of terrorism.
Al-Orabi also said fighting against terrorism must extend to all aspects related to that issue, intellectually, socially and politically.
The al-Bawaba News Institute organized the seminar in cooperation with the UAE Embassy in Cairo.
The seminar aimed at raising awareness among youth about the dangers of terrorism and extremism and means of fighting them.
It also aimed to throw light on the effects these dangerous phenomena have on Arab societies.
Those speaking in the seminar wanted to drive the message home that the intellectual elite can play a role in the fight against terrorism.
This elite, they said, is responsible for promoting moderate thinking and increasing the awareness of the members of the public.
Participating in the seminar were Chairman of the Board of al-Bawaba News Institute and member of the Egyptian parliament, Abdel Rahim Ali, and Acting UAE Ambassador in Egypt, Mariam Khalifa al-Kaabi, along with a large number of cultural figures, and researchers in the fields of terrorism and extremism.
A host of Arab officials also participated in the event.