The regular meetings of Special Working Group and Senior Officials Committee of CICA were held in Sharm El Sheikh, Arab Republic of Egypt on 16-18 March 2016. H.E. Mr. Hisham Badr, Assistant Foreign Minister for Multilateral Affairs and International Security of the Arab Republic of Egypt welcomed the delegates and delivered opening statement. Ambassador Gu Ziping, Head of CICA Task Force of the Chinese Chairmanship, chaired the meetings. Ambassador Gong Jianwei, Executive Director of CICA Secretariat, presented a report on the developments since last meetings of Special Working Group and Senior Officials Committee in Beijing in January 2016.
Member States discussed a number of important issues including CICA Action Plan on implementation of UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and draft declaration of the Fifth Meeting of CICA Ministers of Foreign Affairs.