Ford meets Egyptian Community in Mississauga
Ontario Premier, Doug Ford, met Thursday evening with leaders of the Egyptian community in Mississauga, which has a large Arab community.
Ford praised, during a fundraising event for the Conservative Party’s election campaign in Ontario, the efforts of the Egyptian community in Canada and its great contributions to Canadian society.
MPP Sheref Sabawy, Member of the Ontario Parliament and Deputy Minister of Tourism, said that the meeting of the Egyptian community with the premier was a good opportunity to reaffirm the important role played by the Egyptian community in the economic, cultural and political successes of the province.
Sabawy also praised the role played by the Egyptian community working in the medical sector, including physicians and pharmacists, and that they were an essential part of the province’s plan to vaccinate against the Covid-19.
The meeting was attended by Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, Nina Tangari, Minister of Small Business, Khaled Rashid, Minister of Digital Government, as well as all members of Parliament from Mississauga, and Egyptian lawmaker for Egyptians Abroad, Waseem Fakhry, Egyptian businessmen and representatives of some Arab communities.