Ministers Suggest Arab Summits be Held Regularly

Published May 30th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Arab foreign ministers will discuss in their coming meeting a report suggesting that an Arab summit be held in March every year at a regular basis, reported Tuesday.  

The ministers will meet at the Arab league’s headquarter under the chairmanship of the Omani foreign minister Yussef Bin Alawi, who heads the current session of the Arab foreign ministers. 

The report will be presented to the meeting, to be held on June 6th, by ambassadors of Egypt, Syria, Tunis, Oman and Yemen, who held a series of meetings this month. 

The report suggests rotating chairmanship of summits according to the alphabetical order of the states, said the agency. 

The Omani ambassador in Cairo Abd El-Azeez El-Henani told the agency that there are proposals and reactions the committee received from some Arab states which all focus on accelerating ratifying the draft to the raised at the league's council in the coming session in September to be ratified and presented to the Arab heads of states – 


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