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NOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

United Nations, New York, 19 February 2010

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, arrived in Cairo today. He is visiting Egypt at the invitation of the Egyptian Government.

He will meet with senior officials of the Egyptian Government, including the Prime Minister, the Foreign Minister, and the Minister for International Cooperation.

On Sunday, 21 February, President Treki will address the Council of the League of Arab States at the Permanent Representative level.

Before leaving New York, President Treki met with Mr. Marwan al-Muasher, Senior Vice-President for External Affairs at the World Bank. They discussed important issues on the agenda of the General Assembly, including the preparations for the Review Progress on the Millennium Development Goals at the High-level Meeting in September 2010 and post-conflict peacebuilding issues.