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Higher Organizing AESD Committee: Seven Arab leaders confirm attendance so far

The Higher Organizing Committee of the 2019 Arab Economic and Social Development Summit (AESD) on Monday held a press conference at the Summit's venue in Beirut city's seaside arena, to give briefings on all the adopted managerial and logistical measures for the Summit.

Head of the Summit's Media Committee and Spokesperson, Rafic Shlala, announced the conclusion of all operational and logistical preparations for the summit, in accordance with the plan set for this purpose by the Summit's Higher and Executive Committees since, in coordination with all concerned ministries and state institutions, as well as the Municipality of Beirut and its suburbs.

Asked about the tearing of the Libyan flag incident, Shlala deplored such an act as regrettable.

In reply to another question, Shlala said that seven Arab leaders and kings have confirmed their attendance in the Summit so far.

Asked about Syria's participation in the AESD Summit, Shlala said this matter is decided upon by the Arab Foreign Ministers' Council.

Source: National News Agency