Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to St Vincent and the Grenadines, Maher El-Adaway presented Letters of Credence to Governor-General, Dame Susan Dougan on Monday April 11, 2022.
According to a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during his three day visit, ambassador El-Adaway held bilateral discussions on areas of mutual interest including climate change, people-to-people exchanges and scholarship opportunities with prime minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves; Minister of Finance, Camillo Gonsalves and Minister of State with Rresponsibility for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, senator Keisal Peters. The Ambassador also met with Leader of the Opposition, Dr Godwin Friday; Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rochelle Forde; and Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, José Manuel Leyva Ventura.
Prior to his current post, Ambassador El-Adaway who has many years of service within the diplomatic service of the Arab Republic of Egypt, served as Ambassador of Egypt to Malawi; Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister; Ambassador of Egypt to Liberia; and Deputy Secretary General of Egypt Africa Fund.
Ambassador El-Adaway also served in Egypt’s Missions in Germany, Uruguary, Ghana, Sweden and Yemen.
Ambassador El-Adaway is multilingual; he speaks English, German, French and Spanish.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade said it welcomes Ambassador El-Adaway and looks forward to the deepening of relations between the Governments and people of St Vincent and the Grenadines and the Arab Republic of Egypt, which established diplomatic relations on November 16, 2010.