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Egypt hands presidency of WHO regional committee to Libya

FILE: Minister of Health Hala Zayed. (Press Photo)
FILE: Minister of Health Hala Zayed. (Press Photo)
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14 Oct 2021 12:10:49 GMT9
14 Oct 2021 12:10:49 GMT9
  • The handover came at the end of Zayed’s presidency

Mohammed Abu Zaid

CAIRO: Hala Zayed, Egypt’s minister of health and population, handed over the presidency of the 68th session of the World Health Organization’s Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean to her Libyan counterpart Ali Mohamed Miftah Al-Zanati.

The handover came at the end of Zayed’s presidency with the approval of the committee’s members.

During her speech, she highlighted the region’s commitment to continue providing humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, and to launching a polio eradication strategy for the period 2022-2026.

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