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13 سبتمبر 2017 2:50 م
An architect representing Sweden in Egypt
This week, the new Ambassador designate of Sweden to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Jan Thesleff, arrived in Cairo. Upon his arrival, Ambassador Thesleff was received by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Protocol Department and paid a visit to His Excellency Ambassador Ayman Mosharafa, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chief of Protocol.
“It is a delight and an honour to be back in Egypt. I have loved and respected this country and its people since my last posting here in the late nineties,” said Ambassador Thesleff. Developing cooperation in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship and trade will be high on the Ambassador’s agenda, with a special focus on youth and providing equal opportunities. Sweden and Egypt’s non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council provide a platform for dialogue, as does the commitment of both countries to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals.
Ambassador Thesleff has been a Swedish diplomat for thirty years. Most recently, he has served as Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Yemen, the Republic of Libya and the Republic of Tunisia.
Ambassador Thesleff is a frequent speaker in international fora and has contributed to a number of publications, including on art and architecture.