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Sunday, 22 September 2019

Actor Mena Massoud set to be an ambassador for “Speak Egyptian”

Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud is set to be an ambassador for the government’s ‘Speak Egyptian’ initiative, the Emigration Ministry announced last week. The program, launched by Emigration Minister Nabila Makram, aims to encourage Egyptians living abroad to learn and practice speaking their mother tongue. Massoud, who plays the titular role in the recent film adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin, has been praised for his commitment to speaking Arabic and his role representing Egypt internationally.

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