CAIRO - 14 September 2019: The eighth National Youth Conference kicked off Saturday, September 14 at New Cairo’s Al Manara International Conference Center at the presence of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
A total of 1,600 participants are attending the conference. Those include members of the Presidential Leadership Program (PLP), university students, young politicians, young engineers working in national projects, young physicians, and young businessmen.
The one-day conference consists of three sessions. The first session evaluates counter-terrorism efforts locally and regionally, while the second session discusses the effect of spreading false information on the state as part of Fourth-generation warfare, and the third session will be dedicated to questions sent by citizens via online platforms to President Sisi who will be answering them in the session titled "Ask the President."
The seventh edition of the National Youth Conference having 1,500 participants was held in the New Administrative Capital (NAC) on July 30-31. The event hosted the commencement of the first class of the African Presidential Leadership Program (APLP).