Arab League’s new secretary general to be elected today

A new secretary general of the Arab League will be elected today, a message of the organization said March 10.

It is expected that Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Egypt’s ex-foreign minister, will be the new secretary general of the Arab League.

Aboul Gheit served as Egypt’s foreign minister from 2004 to 2011.

Nabil Elaraby was a secretary general of the Arab League since 2011.

The Arab League, which was established March 22, 1945, includes 22 Arab states.

Source: trend