The minister pointed out that many Egyptian universities occupy advanced ranks globally in certain fields and in international publishing of academic research.
As for technology universities, three have already been finished.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated Thursday a university, hospital, highway and industrial complex in Upper Egypt's Sohag.
Egypt ranked 26th in the world in the field of international publishing for the among 232 countries in the top 11.2% of the list of world countries for the year 2021.
Minister Ashour pointed out that the Egyptian population is estimated to hit 160 million in 2050.
The "Equal Opportunities" programme was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi early in 2021.
Egypt has placed education quality among its priorities since 2014 as it embarked on improving education services.
He also pointed to the university's keenness that the university teaches English and Chinese languages.
Dr. Adel Abdel Ghaffar, media advisor and official spokesperson for the ministry, said that the list of Egyptian universities listed in the Shanghai classification witnessed progress this year, with an increase from last year, as Cairo University topped the first place at the level of Egyptian universities.
One week after instructing the government to expand the social safety network, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made steps to bolster healthcare services provided to low-income citizens as well as support to university students.
The National Dialogue part carried out among university students kicked off Monday under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The Cabinet approved Thursday a draft decree providing the establishment of six new technology universities at different governorates in Delta and Upper Egypt.
The state aimed to reduce the travel of Egyptian students to study abroad, to attract students from outside Egypt, and to enrich the integration between state institutions.
The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced Tuesday that the number of disabled students benefiting from the designated units at public units has hit 12,100.
The Alexandria University achieved 15 out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the UN, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings for 2022.
Those used to study at four precise schools.
Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, received Monday Sidi Mohamed Abdullah, the Ambassador of Mauritania in Cairo; to discuss ways of cooperation between both countries in the educational and cultural fields.
Sohag University ranked the 400th in the International Classification of the most sustainable universities, among 956 universities worldwide.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi convened Tuesday with the Supreme Council of Universities giving members three recommendations during his visit to Kafr Al Sheikh University.
The president affirmed the state's keenness on enhancing the quality of education at public universities in parallel with introducing new ones nationwide.