- Headquarters of the Arab League
The headquarters of the Arab League are located near the central business district of
Cairo, Egypt. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Cairo Opera House, Egyptian Museum, and Cairo Towerare nearby, and the headquarters have a magnificent view of the Nile River.
The headquarters witnessed the foundation of the
Arab League, and the first summit held at these headquarters occurred in 1951 with Gamal Abdel Nasser. The grounds include an enormous hall with a round table for summits, currently used for the Arab temporary parliamentary sessions, and also used for Arab Minister summits during the Israeli-Lebanese crisis of 2006.
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