Tajik Ambassador to Egypt accredited as Tajikistan’s Permanent Representatives to the Arab League

21/09/2015 16:33
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, September 21, 2015, Asia-Plus -- Tajik Ambassador to Egypt Khusrav Noziri has been accredited as Tajikistan’s Permanent Representative to the Arab League, according to the Tajik MFA information department.

The Arab League, formally, the League of Arab States, is a regional organization of Arab countries in and around North Africa, the Horn of Africa and Arabia.  It was formed in Cairo on March 22, 1945 with six members: Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan (renamed Jordan in 1949), Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Syria.  Yemen joined as a member on May 5, 1945.  Currently, the League has 22 members, although Syria's participation has been suspended since November 2011, as a consequence of government repression during the ongoing uprising and civil war.

The League's main goal is to “draw closer the relations between member States and co-ordinate collaboration between them, to safeguard their independence and sovereignty, and to consider in a general way the affairs and interests of the Arab countries.”

Through institutions such as the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) and the Economic and Social Council of the Arab League's Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU), the Arab League facilitates political, economic, cultural, scientific and social programs designed to promote the interests of the Arab world. 

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