05 December 2021 01:02 PM

Minister: Egypt to offer all possible support to South Sudan in education field

Friday، 04 June 2021 - 10:47 AM

Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghafar asserted the depth of relations binding Egypt and Sudan in the scientific, educational and research fields, adding that Egypt's political leadership has issued directives on offering all possible support to South Sudan in all fields.This came during Abdel Ghafar meeting with South Sudan Ambassador to Cairo Joseph Moum Majak and President of John Garang University Abraham Atoch and their accompanying delegation.During the meeting, Abdel Ghafar asserted that Egypt is attaching special attention to Nile Basin countries and Egypt is keen on beefing up cooperation fields with all sisterly countries.He said Egypt was keen on removing any hardships facing students of South Sudan at the Egyptian universities as part of an executive program signed between the two countries in 2017.
The South Sudan ambassador, for his part, praised the warm welcome he received in Cairo and highlighted the higher education ministry's support for John Garang University and its scientific research programs.The two sides agreed on further enhancing their future relations especially in the educational and research fields along with offering more scholarships and enhancing the professors exchange program between the two sides.


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