Parl't delegation heads to UK to follow up probe into student's murder
Thursday، 22 March 2018 - 12:24 PM
A delegation of the House of Representatives led by Chairman of the Human Rights Committee Alaa Abed left here on Thursday 22/3/2018, heading for London, on a three-day visit to follow up developments of investigations into the brutal murder of 18-year-old Egyptian student Mariam Abdel Salam in Nottingham in the United Kingdom.
The delegation is set to hold a series of meetings with UK officials to get acquainted with the circumstances and facts of the murder.
Meetings in the UK will kick off by talks with Simon McDonald, the Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The delegation is also expected to meet with MP for Nottingham East, Chris Leslie in the presnece of Robert Griffin, the investigator who is in charge of Mariam's case.
A meeting with President of the Egyptian-British Parliamentary Friendship group Stephen Timms, is scheduled to be held as well.
The delegation will also meet with Mariam's family, the Egyptian doctor who followed up her condition and the Egyptian lawyer assigned with her case.
MP Alaa Abed said in a pre-departure statement that this important visit comes in coordination with Egyptian Ambassador to the UK Naser Kamel who set the visit's agenda, in an effort to facilitate the mission of finding the truth behind Mariam's death.