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Egypt's ambassador to the United States spoke at MIT on Oct. 18 in an event sponsored by the MIT Arab Students' Organization.
Nabil Fahmy, a career diplomat who has been Egypt's ambassador to the United States since October 1999, spoke on "Winds of Change in the Middle East: An Egyptian Perspective" to about 100 students gathered in Room E51-315.
Fahmy commented on the implications that Egypt's recent presidential elections and upcoming parliamentary elections have for sustained political and economic reform in Egypt.
He also attended a reception hosted by mechanical engineering Professor Ahmed F. Ghoniem.