Ambassador Moushira Khattab, President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) and the accompanying delegation met with Counselor Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek, Speaker of the Senate.
The NCHR President highlighted the importance of the Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house – most notably in relation to boosting democracy foundations, and reinforcing social peace, the society’s values, public rights, freedoms and duties.
During the meeting, Khattab emphasized that the Egyptian Senate, under the leadership of Counselor Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek , has performed an efficient role since its inception along with the Parliament. She added that the Senate has successfully discussed a number of key legislations drafted by the State, in addition to its constitutional functions, and its pivotal role in strengthening the Egyptian society’s social, economic and cultural foundations.
For his part, Counselor Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek welcomed Ambassador Moushira Khattab, congratulating her on assuming her new role as President of the National Council for Human Rights after the ratification of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on the council’s reconstitution. He pointed out the key role of NCHR in the upcoming period, which coincides with the State’s plan to implement the national human rights strategy.
Abdel Razek highlighted that NCHR’s new board led by Ambassador Moushira Khattab comprises prominent and reputable public figures capable of strengthening the role of the council, and support the implementation of the State’s human rights vision.
The NCHR’s delegation included Ambassador Dr. Mahmoud Karem, NCHR Vice-President, and Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat, NCHR member.