Egypt has played a leading role in fighting illegal migration through enforcing a law to combat the issue, and its role in promoting effective forms of regional cooperation to deal with this issue, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said during second day’s session of World Youth Forum (WYF).
In his speech during that session that was attended by number of foreign official working in the field of immigration and refugees, Shoukry said that Egypt bears its national responsibility to deal with this issue, focusing on providing development opportunities and attracting investments that will offer employment opportunities.
A session before the illegal immigration discussion, Al-Sisi stated that the biggest challenge facing the country is the lack of communication, and that there is political desire to enhance communication between both the state and the youth.
The president expressed his pride of the Egyptian youth, he added stating that the Egyptian youth succeeded in furthering his vision and keeping his identity.
Arab and foreign leaders and representatives have arrived on Saturday to Sharm El-Sheikh to attend the forum, which is set to last till 10 November. It includes 64 sessions, and 222 speakers representing 46 countries.
The forum aims exchanging expertise in different fields, through discussing topics of youth global issues, sustainable development, technology, entrepreneurship, civilisations and culture, creating future leaders, and the Model United Nations (MUN).