The 34th session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Justice (CAMJ) kicked off in Khartoum on Thursday.
Justice Minister Hossam Abdel-Rahim represents Egypt at the meeting.
The opening session was attended by Sudanese President Omar al Bashir, Assistant Arab League Secretary General Mohammed al Amin Ould Akik, Speaker of the Arab Parliament Mishaal bin Fahm al Salami and Arab justice ministers and Sudanese officials.
In statements to MENA correspondent in Khartoum, Sudanese Justice Minister Mohamed Ahmed Salim said that the Khartoum-hosted meeting will discuss a host of important issues, topped by the Arab Convention on Regulating Status of Refugees in the Arab Countries and the Arab Convention for Combating Corruption.
The attendees will also discuss an item related to Sudan’s request to remove its name from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, he added.