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Higher education min. meets with director of Fulbright Commission in Egypt

Friday، 30 September 2022 - 01:20 PM

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Mohamed Ayman Ashour said Egypt has been hosting the Fulbright Commission since 1949 under a cooperation protocol with the US government as an educational institution that aims to promote educational progress and increase cultural understanding through the exchange of ideas and expertise between the two countries.

Ashour made the remarks during his meeting with Executive Director of the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt Maggie Nassif.

The meeting touched on means of fostering cooperation between Cairo and the commission, with the higher education minister asserting his ministry’s keenness to proceed with cooperation with Fulbright via the offering of master's and PhD scholarships at prestigious US universities in various scientific fields and modern academic programs.

The meeting also tackled Fulbright’s participation in the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), to be held in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh in November. MENA

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