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Egyptian official says orphan contest revitalized by Arabic touch



(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- An Egyptian official thanked Kuwait on Sunday for the Gulf state's initiative to "Arabicize" a contest involving orphans from across the wider Arab region.

The contest represents a "transitional phase" from a social perspective, Egypt's Deputy Minister of Social Solidarity Dr. Neveen Al-Qabah said amid high-level talks bringing together Arab ministers of social affairs.

She revealed that Kuwait and Egypt have sealed a number of deals germane to social protection, describing the agreements as "highly productive." The Kuwaiti Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor's undersecretary Saad Al-Kharaz thanked the Council of Arab Ministers of Social Affairs for their efforts to bring several key development projects to fruition.

The talks come as a prelude to a forthcoming Arab summit slated to take place in Tunisia. (end) ms.nam

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Egyptian official says orphan contest revitalized by Arabic touch

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