FILE – Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar FILE – Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar

Egypt, EU discuss cooperation in higher education, scientific research

By: MENA
Mon, Jan. 15, 2018
CAIRO - 15 January 2018: Higher Education Minister Khalid Abdel Ghaffar had talks on Monday with Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt Ambassador Ivan Surkos on strengthening bilateral cooperation in the higher education and scientific research fields.

During their meeting, the minister posted Amb. Surkos on progress made so far to implement the Higher Education Ministry's projects, saying he is looking forward to boost cooperation with the EU in the educational and innovation domains.

The two sides also discussed a host of key issues, topped by organizing workshops for researchers and university staff members to prepare them for EU funding programs.

They also mulled the EU's participation in "Banking Technology North Africa Summit 2018", set for Cairo in February.

For his part, Surkos asserted the EU's keenness on promoting cooperation with Egypt through the Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area.
 
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