The artist, Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, honored Ambassador Abdel Raouf El-Reedy, Head of the Egyptian Public Library, by giving him a memorial plaque during the cultural salon held to celebrate the occasion of his 90th birthday has. and in appreciation of his diplomatic career and his enlightening role in the enrichment of Egyptian cultural life and organized by the Supreme Council of Culture under the leadership of Dr. Hisham Azmy, in collaboration with the Egyptian Opera House under the direction of Dr. Magdy Saber, on the open stage and in the presence of the thinker Dr. Moustafa Elfeki, Ambassador Mohamed El Orabi, Dr. Zahi Hawass, and a group of ambassadors, diplomats and intellectuals.
Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem said that the honor of the icons of the country in various fields comes in gratitude for their efforts and appreciation for their gifts, and emphasizes the zeal to celebrate Ambassador Abdel Raouf El-Reedy, especially the cultural community, and to honor. the place he has long worshiped, which is the Egyptian Opera House. She is unique and generous, and she has enjoyed his great encouragement and support since the beginning of her artistic career, and she thanked the Orabi Ambassador and all the attendees for their participation in this celebration.
Afterwards, the Minister of Culture presented Ambassador Abdel Raouf El-Reedy with a memorial plaque specially prepared for this occasion. For the establishment of this celebration and honor, and wished her more success in her creative and practical career.
Dr. Hisham Azmy said: “Today’s evening is unconventional in honor of a high value and stature such as Ambassador Abdel Raouf El-Reedy, and he praised the zeal of the Minister of Culture to hold the ceremonial celebration of him, faith and dr “Magdy Saber for his presentation and co – operation in holding this evening, which fits in with a great value as Ambassador El-Reedy.”
Dr Moustafa El-Feky explained that Ambassador Abdel-Raouf El-Reedy is one of the symbols of the country and a model of personal balance and gentleness of character, serious and successful.
Dr. Zahi Hawass said that this evening touched the heart of Ambassador Abdel Raouf El Redy, especially because it is linked to a ministry that El Redy loves very much, namely the Egyptian Ministry of Culture. Hawass thanked the Minister of Culture for her acumen and interest in retaining this honor as the culmination of a major tender trip presented by Ambassador Al-Reedy at diplomatic and cultural levels inside and outside Egypt.
Ambassador Mohamed Al-Orabi thanked the Minister of Culture for establishing this honor, which confirms the interest in the worship of national symbols, and reviewed many recollections of his humanitarian and diplomatic relationship with the Ambassador in Washington, adding that Al -Raydi a leading school for diplomatic work and a model of sincerity and self-denial, which puts the public interest above all considerations.He added that all who studied under him later reached a prominent position in the prestigious Egyptian diplomatic work .
The events included a set of classical music performances for the string quartet, in addition to many testimonies from friends and supporters of Ambassador Al Riddy, reflecting his important diplomatic value.
It is noteworthy that Ambassador Abdel Raouf El-Reedy was born in 1933 in the city of Ezbet El-Borg in Damietta Governor, obtained a BA in 1954, and a master’s degree in the peaceful uses of the outer space of the Columbia university, and worked at Columbia University. Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1955, appointed as an attaché in the Egyptian mission to the United Nations, and worked in the management of the international body. He served as the Director of the Department of Research and Political Planning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, working as Egypt’s envoy to the United Nations in Geneva, and as Egypt’s ambassador to Pakistan in 1979, then serving in the General Secretariat of worked in the League of Arab States, and as an adviser in the Egyptian mission to the United Nations, and also served as Director of the Organizations Division. 1983, and Ambassador of Egypt to the United States in 1984.
Ambassador El Redy attended the first Offline Conference and chaired Egypt’s delegation to the Disarmament Conference in March 1995.