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Sisi meets with students at Cairo University in 6th National Youth Conference

Sat, Jul. 28, 2018
CAIRO - 28 July 2018: The 6th edition of National Youth Conference (NYC) kicks off on early Saturday at Cairo University, where President Abdel Fatah al-Sis is set to meet with young citizens to answer their question, as part of his initiative “Ask the President”.

Up to 3000 young people will attend the two-day event, and choosing

Cairo University

campus has a significant meaning, as it shows the president’s special care of the youth opinion.

This is the first youth conference for President Sis in his second term in the office, where he will answer up to 600 questions of the youth, and will honor the achievement of number of students and other young alumnus.

The official page of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced starting receiving Egyptian university students’ questions from July 14 to July 24 on www.askthepresident.net, for the “Ask the President” initiative. The president will answer back the questions during the NYC, which will be held at the end of July. The questions that will be selected will offer an opportunity for their askers to attend the conference.

Since the opening of the questions chance, the website was hit by 2M visitors daily. Most of questions were interested in asking about the domestic issues of Egypt on political, social and economic levels, and also asked about the regional situation and changes take place in the Middle East and Africa.

It will provide a platform for free, engaging and thought-provoking discussions over two consecutive days on a wide range of topics relating to the improvement of education and how to drill down on the underlying causes of the challenges facing young people and the possible means to address them.

And as the tradition goes, the two-day conference will end up with holding an ad hoc session to receive citizens’ questions and enquiries, so that President Sisi can provide on-the-spot answers to them.

Over the last year and a half, Sisi held five national and international youth conferences under his auspices.

In October 2016, Egypt held the country's first National Youth Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh with the participation of 3,000 youth, Sisi, and a number of officials and experts.

In December 2016, the second National Youth Conference was held in Cairo.

In January 2017, the third National Youth Conference was held in Aswan.

In April 2017, the Egyptian city of Ismailia hosted the fourth National Youth Conference.

In July 2017, the last and fourth National Youth Conference was held in Alexandria. All conferences were attended by Sisi and a number of officials.

In November 2017, Egypt held its first World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh under the theme “We Need to Talk”, which attracted over 3,000 participants from all over the world.

'Ask the President' receives questions for the 6th Youth conference

CAIRO - 21 July 2018: The official page of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced opening their doors to receiving Egyptian university students' questions from July 14 to July 24, for the "Ask the President" initiative.


 
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