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British Ambassador attends the opening ceremony of the Model British House of Commons

British Ambassador to Egypt, James Watt delivered the opening remarks at the launch ceremony of the Model British House of Commons.

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On Saturday evening, British Ambassador to Egypt, James Watt delivered the opening remarks at the launch ceremony of the Model British House of Commons [MBHC], organised by students at Cairo University’s Faculty of Economic and Political Science.

The Ambassador said:

The [MBHC] was a fantastic opportunity for young Egyptian students to share Britain’s political and cultural experiences. He noted that Egypt is experiencing a special moment in its history and encouraged the students to take part in building Egypt’s future.

Pointing to the British experience, the Ambassador said that true democracy relies on the accountability and responsiveness of its political leaders.

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Published 29 April 2014