Lebanon's candidate Dr Fadia Kiwan was elected as the Director General of Arab Women Organization for the period 2018-2022 during the elections held at the headquarters of the Organization in Cairo, Lebanese Foreign Ministry announced in a statement on Friday.
Dr Kiwan's nomination came at the request of the National Committee for Lebanese Women Affairs in coordination with the Foreign Ministry and Women Affairs Ministry, statement read.
Dr Kiwan enjoys a distinguished scientific and cultural background and holds a doctorate in political science from the Paris-I-Sorbonne University. She has also been active for decades in the field of women's affairs enjoying extensive experience in this domain, statement said.
Source: National News Agency