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Egypt invites Ethiopian PM to attend Papal enthronement


Cairo,16 Nov. 2012: Egypt officially invited the Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Miriam Dessalines, to participate in the investiture ceremony of new Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate Pope Twadharos II, who will officially take the position of 118th Pope of the Egyptian Coptic Church on Sunday 18/11/2012.

In a statement on Friday 16/11/2012, the Egyptian Embassy in Addis Ababa said that the Prime Minister of Ethiopia is the only prime minister in the world invited to attend this event, which reflect Egypt’s keenness on involving Ethiopia in this historical and great event.

A large number of local, regional and international figures is expected to participate in this event, which writes a new chapter in the rich history of the Egyptian Coptic Church.
Source: Egypt State Information System

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