24 January 2019 04:42 AM

Makram: Sisi to sponsor 'Egypt Can..by sons of the Nile' conference

Tuesday، 13 February 2018 - 03:06 PM

Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates' Affairs Nabila Makram said on Tuesday 13/2/2018 President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has agreed to sponsor the 'Egypt can..by sons of the Nile', slated for February 25-26 in Luxor.

In statements, Makram said the president has been keen on sponsoring the previous two sessions of the national conference of scientists and experts abroad. This year the conference will hold its 3rd session, she said.

The conference will group a number of Egyptian scientists and experts who have made great achievements in the fields of agriculture, irrigation and water resources, she said, adding that some of whom also have achievements in the field of agriculture in areas that have severe scarcity of water.

The conference is one of the strategic axes of the ministry to connect Egyptian expatriates with their homeland, she said, pointing out that the first session was held in December 2016 under the title 'Egypt can..with its scientists', while the second was in July 2017, titled 'Egypt can..with females'.

These conferences are held in conformity with directives of the president to connect leading expat Egyptian scientists with the homeland to make use of their expertise in resolving problems and promoting the lives of the people in all fields based on the 2030 sustainable development strategy targets, she added.

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