Amr Moussa

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Amr Moussa
عمرو موسى
Amr Moussa at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauville 054.jpg
6th Secretary-General of the Arab League
In office
1 June 2001 – 1 June 2011
Preceded byAhmed Asmat Abdel-Meguid
Succeeded byNabil Elaraby
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
20 May 1991 – 15 May 2001
Prime MinisterAtef Sedki
Kamal Ganzouri
Atef Ebeid
Preceded byAhmed Asmat Abdel-Meguid
Succeeded byAhmed Maher
Egyptian Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
1 January 1990 – 20 May 1991
PresidentHosni Mubarak
Preceded byAhmed Aboul Gheit
Succeeded byNabil Elaraby
Personal details
Amr Mouhammed Moussa Abu-Zeid

(1936-10-03) 3 October 1936 (age 86)
Cairo, Egypt
Political partyConference Party[1]
Spouse(s)Leila Moussa
  • Hazem Moussa
  • Hania Moussa
Alma materCairo University

Amr Moussa (Arabic: عمرو محمد موسى, IPA: [ˈʕɑmɾe mæˈħæmmæd ˈmuːsæ], Amr Muhammad Moussa; born 3 October 1936) is an Egyptian politician and diplomat. He was the Secretary-General of the Arab League from 1 June 2001 to 1 June 2011.

Moussa worked in the government of Egypt as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1991 to 2001. On 8 September 2013, he was elected president of the committee of 50 that will amend the Egyptian constitution.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Civil' powers unite to form 'Conference Party'". Egypt Independent. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012.
  2. "Egypt liberals tighten grip on constitution drafting". Ahram Online. 8 September 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013.

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