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Mostafa el Feki

Director of the New Library of Alexandria
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Dr. Mostafa el Feki, Director of the New Library of Alexandria, has a long history of achievements in both the political and cultural fields. Academically, he has served as a Professor of Political Science at the American University in Cairo for a long time then he took the role of the president of the British University in Egypt during the first three years of its foundation.

In the political field, he was the Ambassador of Egypt to Austria among other foreign countries. He was also the Governor of Egypt at the IAEA and Permanent Representative of Egypt to the League of Arab States. As for his executive posts, Dr. el Feki filled distinguished positions such as the Secretary of Information to the President of the Republic of Egypt, Director of the Institute for Diplomatic Studies of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and First Assistant Foreign Minister.

Additionally, Dr. el Feki is a Professor and Lecturer in several Egyptian and Foreign Universities and specialized Research Centers.

Moreover, he supervised and examined several theses for advanced educational degrees. He was honored by Egyptian government with several medals and was granted Mubark’s Prize in Social Science in 2010, the State Merit Prize in Social Science in 2003 and the State Incentive Prize in Political Science in 1993, as well as tens of medals and awards from different foreign and Arab countries.

He wrote over twenty books in political, intellectual and cultural fields. He is a weekly writer at the Egyptian Al-Ahram newspaper and Al-Hayat newspaper and has a third weekly article in Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper. He is a writer, as well, in other newspapers and periodicals.

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