Minister of Higher Education

PROFILE: Egypt's new Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Ayman Ashour

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 12:37 GMT

As per the reshuffle, Dr. Mohamed Ayman Ashour will assume the post of the Higher Education minister, succeeding Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghafar.

Remarkable progress in Egypt-US scientific cooperation over past 25 years: Higher education min.

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 12:32 GMT

The past quarter-century has seen remarkable progress in scientific and research cooperation between Egypt and the United States, Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said Wednesday.

Coronavirus cases in Egypt expected to rise over January, February: higher education min.

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 12:27 GMT

Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said coronavirus cases in Egypt will continue to rise over January and the first half of February, as Egypt is currently facing a new wave of the pandemic.

Egypt, Belarus discuss cooperation in higher education

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 09:48 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar pointed out to the importance of benefiting from the Belarus experience in the field of information technology.

Egypt's Higher Education Minister, EUSF officials discuss anti-coronavirus measures

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 09:54 GMT

The federation officials thanked Abdel Ghaffar for his efforts and cooperation with Health Minister Hala Zayed to confront the novel coronavirus.

Egypt carries out highest number of COVID-19 clinical trials in ME to find cure for coronavirus

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 02:22 GMT

According to the clinical trials website, the minister announced that Egypt ranks first among Middle Eastern and African countries carrying out experiments to find a cure for the emerging coronavirus "Covid-19".

Egypt's Higher education min. announces $200K prize for discovering COVID-19 vaccine

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 09:31 GMT

The $200,000 prize will be awarded for discovering an effective cure or developing a vaccine against COVID-19, added Abdel Ghaffar

Minister: Govt approves bill on establishing foreign universities

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 04:15 GMT

Egypt's cabinet approved a bill on establishing foreign universities and regulating the work of foreign educational institutions in the country.

Initiatives done to put bill supporting disable people into effect

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 11:28 GMT

The Social Solidarity Committee at the House of Representatives and other officials vowed Saturday to put the draft law supporting people with disabilities into effect.

Egyptian entrepreneur wins ‘elevator pitch’

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 09:56 GMT

The competition came as part of Young Entrepreneurs Day, which offered a chance for African start-ups to gain exposure.

Building of Egyptian-Japanese Univ. to be completed in 2018

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 08:18 GMT

Building the permanent headquarters of the university will be completed at the end of 2018 and will be built on 200 acres in the new city of Borg El Arab.

Egyptian ministries cooperate to support entrepreneurs

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 09:50 GMT

Several international financial institutions expressed willingness to support the program, Nasr said.

Talks with University of Liverpool to open campus in new capital

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 10:50 GMT

Higher Education Minister, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, said Wednesday that there is a plan to open a campus for the University of Liverpool at the new administrative capital

NBE signs 2 coop. protocols with Egyptian Ministries

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 01:00 GMT

The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) signed on Thursday two cooperation protocols with the Ministries of Higher Education and planning.