[size=36]Of the 22 Arab countries, only the presidents of Iraq, Lebanon and Mauritania will participate in the Beirut summit[/size]
04:35 - 18/01/2019
Mawazine News -
A report published by the Anatolia news agency on Friday revealed the participation of only three heads of state at the Beirut Economic Summit, namely Iraqi President Barham Salih, Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of 22 Arab countries.
The Arab delegations began to participate in the Beirut Economic Development Summit to reach the Lebanese capital, in the absence of a Libyan Syrian.
Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri has said he will not participate and his parliamentary bloc at the summit scheduled for next Sunday.
While a number of Arab delegations arrived at the ambassadors and delegates level to participate in the summit, confirmed the official information from the summit organizers of Anatolia, that in total only 3 of the Arab heads of state 22 will participate in the summit are:
1 - Iraq: President of the Republic Barham Valid
2 - Mauritania: President of the Republic Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
3. Lebanon (host country): President Michel Aoun
The report added that presidents, kings and princes of countries have apologized for their presence and to send their representatives to represent their country at the summit
. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih , first Vice President Omar al - Bashir
5 - Egypt: Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli
6 - Palestine: Prime Minister Rami Praise God
7 - Jordan: Prime Minister Omar Razzaz
8. Sultanate of Oman: Asaad bin Tariq Al Said , deputy Prime Minister for relations International cooperation and a special representative of Sultan Qaboos bin Said abroad.
9. Somalia: Deputy Prime Minister Mehdi Mohamed Gouled
10. Morocco: Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita
11. Tunisia: Foreign Minister Khamis Jahnawi
12. Djibouti: Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Youssef
13. Comoros: Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Lamine Summer
14 - Qatar: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi and Minister of Finance Mohammed Al - Sharif
15. Kuwait: Finance Minister Nayef Al - Hajraf
16 - UAE: Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri
17 - Saudi Arabia: Minister of State for African countries Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al - Qattan
18. Algeria: Minister of Commerce Said Gulab
19 - Yemen: deputy Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdullah Al - Hadrami
20 - Bahrain: Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry , Mr. Wahid highway.
Province states or absent: -
21 - Libya: The province decided against the background of the burning of its flag by the movement "Amal".
22 - Syria: Absent due to non - official invitation by the League of Arab States, which suspended the membership of Damascus in 2011.
The Egyptian expert on international relations, Mohammed Hamid, revealed on Thursday, in statements to the Russian Sputnik, the most prominent leaders and Arab leaders, who will not attend the Arab summit economic and social development scheduled for January 19 and 20 in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
"The Arab Economic Summit, which is due to take place, will witness a" weak "Arab and Gulf representation that will not exceed the dispatch of each country to its minister of economy or its representative to the League of Arab States or its foreign minister, Hamed said.
"Apart from Qatar, it is expected that none of the Gulf countries will participate in the summit with any representatives, and only their representatives at the League of Arab States, explaining that the current government in Lebanon is temporary, and the formation of the majority of the Shiite parliament, According to Hamed, it is difficult for the kings and princes of the Gulf to participate in it, because that would express their satisfaction with the situation in Lebanon, which is contrary to reality. "
The Arab Summit on Economic and Social Development kicked off Thursday at its first session to discuss the draft program of work of the meeting of the committee on follow-up and preparation of the summit and to consider the preparatory documents for the summit, including the draft agenda, Decisions.
Hamed pointed out that despite the importance of the economic summit of Lebanon and the majority of the Arab countries, especially in light of the major economic crises experienced by all Arab countries, except the Gulf States.
The Lebanese have posted a video on YouTube, showing the moment of ripping young men of Libyan flag to replace him with the banner of the Lebanese Amal Movement, and raising pictures of the founder of Amal Imam Musa al-Sadr, who disappeared four decades ago.
Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is accused of kidnapping him and his accomplices when they visited Libya in 1978, despite Tripoli's denial of his disappearance on its territory and the publication of documents confirming his departure to Libya and his entry into Italian territory.
The current Arab Economic and Social Development Summit is the fourth after the first summit held in Kuwait in 2009, the second in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt in 2011 and the third in Riyadh in 2013.