Participation by Ambassador Dr. Mounir Zahran in a meeting at Nasser Higher Military Academy to discuss launching a periodical for the Academy
On September 3, 2022, at the invitation of Major General Hisham Al-Halabi, ECFA member and Advisor to the Director of the Nasser Higher Military Academy for Postgraduate Studies. ECFA Chairman, Ambassador Dr. Mounir Zahran, participated in a meeting at the Academy’s headquarters devoted to discussing means to launch a periodical for the Academy:
1- In his speech, Ambassador Zahran emphasized the following in particular:
The importance for the Academy to introduce its activities throughout the year in the proposed periodical, noting the annual report of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the Organization’s activities. ECFA Chairman also handed over a copy of the annual report of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs to the officials of the Academy, as a guide.
The importance for the proposed periodical to give priority to two topics: peacekeeping and Egypt’s active role in this regard, and combating terrorism and related issues.
2- Among the participants in the meeting: Other than Major General Ashraf Fares, Director of the Academy, Dr. Mostafa Al-Feqi- Mr. Ahmed Al-Muslimany – Dr. Fakhry Al-Fiqi, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Al-Saeed, Major General Prof. Dr.Wael Rabie, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Kamal, Prof. Dr. Sami Abdelaziz, Dr. Sayed Fleifel, Major General Dr. Ahmed Youssef and others.
3- The participants’ opinions ranged between the possibility for the periodical to include articles on sensitive political topics that might embarrass the Egyptian government and the means to avoid that, and the possibility for the periodical to include collective research, which was supported by a number of deans of faculties of various universities, and whether the periodical is issued twice a year or is it quarterly or monthly.