FILE - Minister of High Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
CAIRO - 16 November 2018: The Cabinet Information Center on Friday denied reports about cancelling free education by the Ministry of Education.
In a statement, the center said it contacted the Ministry of Education which denied the reports and asserted that offering educational services for free to the Egyptian citizens is a constitutional right.
The ministry confirmed that the political leadership in Egypt is very much interested in upgrading education, the statement indicated.
All reports on this score are rumors that are meant to incite the anger of the Egyptian public, added the statement.