Egypt has about 25,000 Iraqi expatriate students studying at its universities.
This comes as part of the national project to eradicate illiteracy in Egypt, in cooperation with the General Authority for Literacy and Adult Education.
Egypt’s development plan for the fiscal year 22/23 aims to build the Egyptian Person, improve citizens’ quality of life, and strengthen the international competitiveness of Egypt’s economy.
A 205% increase in investments in the health sector was set in the 2021/2022 development strategy as presented to the parliament by the minister of planning. The increase amounts to L.E.47.5 billion, including the projects of Haya Karima Initiative, compared to L.E.15.6 billion in the year before.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi highlighted the need that academic studies in the newly built universities be focused on modern sciences and advanced scientific specialties to qualify graduates for job market.
Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that the total volume of investments in the higher education sector in Egypt reached L.E. 90 billion.
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli on Friday said four private non-profit universities, as per a presidential order, in the areas of Alamein city, Suez, New Mansoura and South Sinai cities of El Tor, Sharm El Sheikh and Ras Sedr.
A total of 100 scholarships at newly opened private have been awarded to the top Thanaweya Amma students by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, according to the presidential spokesperson.
Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar discussed Monday with Iraqi Ambassador in Cairo Nayef el-Dulaimi ways of cooperation in the fields of higher education and scientific research between both countries.
"This comes to prevent the recurrence of dangerous scenarios that we all see in some countries," Heikal said.
The mid-term exams at universities will be canceled and the final exams will be postponed if the suspension of education continues.
Schools and universities will be suspended on Thursday due to the bad weather expected.
The names of the winners will be announced in June 2020 as the first winners of the four categories will be granted LE1 million each.
The championship was organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and was attended by 21 Egyptian universities.
The universities include King Salman University , the Higher Academy of Sciences, the International University of El Alamein and the new Mansoura University for New Sciences.
He referred to similar situations for Egyptian students studying in Syria, who returned to their home country after the situation deteriorated in Syria.
Ghaffar said on Sunday during the press conference that the future will witness many Europeans study in international universities in Egypt.
Abdel Ghaffar stated that Egypt has 120,000 researchers, and produces a large number of research projects annually.
Khasht met with Director of the British Council in Egypt Elizabeth White to discuss ways of cooperation between Cairo University and the British Council.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved law no. 162 of 2018 to establish and regulate branches of foreign universities and educational institutions in Egypt