U.S. Charge d’Affaires highlights U.S. Support for Egypt during Trip to Minya

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Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 09:36 GMT

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger during his visit to Upper Egypt's city of Minya - Press photo

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger during his visit to Upper Egypt's city of Minya - Press photo

CAIRO - 11 March 2019: U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger visited Upper Egypt's city of Minya, celebrating the Fulbright Commission's 70th year in Egypt, during which he emphasized the U.S. support to Egypt.

Joining the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt Charge Goldberger and members of the Embassy team met the President of Minya University, Dr. Mustafa Abdel Nabi Abdel Rahman and his senior team, and attended a reception with students and faculty at the Minya University Museum of Fine Arts, according to a statement by the US embassy in Cairo. The event highlighted Fulbright’s active art and humanities portfolio in Egypt.

CDA Goldberger Meets with Graduates of the ACCESS English Program in Minya
U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger during his visit to Upper Egypt's city of Minya - Press photo

Both the Charge and Minya Governor Qasim Hussein discussed political, economic, and social developments in Minya governorate, which has nearly 6 million inhabitants. For his part, Goldberger highlighted several initiatives by the embassy in Minya, including USAID's assistance in various sectors like: agriculture, water, business, tourism, health, as well as English language teaching program for high school students.

The statement added that the Charge also joined the Governor in a visit to the Minya branch of the Egypt Public Library and met with graduations of the ACCESS English language program, which has provided 2 years of supplementary English language learning for thousands of high school students throughout Egypt.

The Charge and the Embassy very much appreciate the warm welcome and support from the people, university, and officials of Minya during this important visit.

CDA Goldberger Meets with the Minya Governor
U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger during his visit to Upper Egypt's city of Minya - Press photo


CDA Goldberger Tours the Public Library in Minya
U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger during his visit to Upper Egypt's city of Minya - Press photo

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