On the sidelines of the opening of Cairo International Film Festival yesterday 28/11/2007, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) granted Culture Minister Farouk Hosni the Gold Medal of Fellini, the highest medal of the UNESCO in the field of culture, in an appreciation for Hosni's long contributions to promoting culture in Egypt and the role he played at the international level in this respect. For his part, the minister regarded the step as a great honor which came on time. Hosni is seeking to win the post of the UNESCO director general in the vote scheduled for 2009.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
UNESCO award for Farouk Hosni
Egypt State Information Service