CAIRO (Nov. 12)
Mrs. Lihan Sadat, wife of President Anwar Sadat, addressing a delegation of Hadassah-WIZO today at the Sadats’ Cairo residence, In a people-to-people leadership mission, expressed her conviction that the peace process between Israel and Egypt would benefit all Arab countries.
“Instead of concentrating their efforts in wars, which bring only death and destruction, all Arab countries should concentrate their efforts on peace,” she said. “What we, as humans, can benefit from peace is of great importance to us and to our children. Every one of us wishes to live in peace.”
Mrs. Sadat stressed in a 25-minute address to the 54 women delegates of the Canadian Hadassah-WIZO, the role of women in fulfilling humanitarian aims and the improved status of women in Egypt.
Making the presentation on behalf of the Canadian Hadassah-WIZO. Mrs. Mirial Small, president of the Canadian group, described its aims and activities and its major projects in Israel. Both Mrs. Sadat and Mrs. Small emphasized the similar aims of women all over the world in preserving peace and good understanding.