The Board of Directors of the Egyptian Universities Sports Federation held a meeting, in the evening Yesterday, headed by Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chairman of the Council, in the presence of Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Sobhi Hassanein, Vice President of the Federation, Dr. Sameh Farid, President of New Giza University, and Dr. Arafa Salama, Secretary-General of the Federation, and members of the Council, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
At the beginning of the meeting, presented d. Abdul Ghaffar thanks Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, for his continuous support to the activities of the Egyptian Universities Sports Federation, and sports activities in Egyptian universities, pointing to the positive role of the Ministry of Youth and Sports in rehabilitating students athletically and culturally, and motivating them to practice various sports activities. Abdul Ghaffar valued the participation of the Ministry of Youth and Sports in organizing the World University Squash Championship, which will be held in Egypt during November of this year, stressing Egypt’s ability to organize This global event, dazzling the world and demonstrating Egypt’s ability to host international tournaments.
The meeting discussed the final touches for organizing Egypt is the World Universities Squash Championship, and to provide all the capabilities of the Egyptian Universities Sports Federation during the period of organizing the tournament, and it was emphasized during the meeting that an international delegation from the International Squash Federation visited Egypt on This March; To find out about Egypt’s preparations to host this world championship, and to visit some of the championship stadiums at New Giza University and places of residence.
He stressed Abdel Ghaffar stressed the need to prepare a distinguished visit program for the International Committee to ensure that Egypt is able to host this global event, with its distinguished sports facilities. On his part, Dr. Ashraf Sobhi said that the Ministry of Youth and Sports is coordinating with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Egyptian Universities Sports Federation, and all the different parties, in order to work for the success of the tournament and to come out with a decent appearance in the name and international standing of Egypt. 2022 Dr. continued. Abdul Ghaffar, during the meeting, the Union’s preparations to organize many sporting events in universities during the holy month of Ramadan, after stopping them during the past two years due to the Corona pandemic, and reviewed the sports programs and activities to be established and proposals for organizing the finals of the sports course for universities No. (49), in addition to agreeing to implement the challenge competition programs in cooperation With the Egyptian Federation for Sports Culture and the Egyptian Federation for Sports for All, during the coming month of Ramadan.
Dr. pointed out. Sobhi Hassanein to the efforts made by the Universities Sports Federation, by organizing various sports activities among university youth, appreciating all available possibilities for the success of Egypt’s hosting of the World University Squash Championship.
On the other hand, the Council agreed in principle to the invitation received from the International University Sports Federation to participate in the World Universities Games (Universad), to be held in China during the period from June 26 to 4 July of this year.
The Council agreed to celebrate the African Sports Day during the third week of the next Ramadan The Council also approved the organization of Aswan University for the first Nile Long Swimming Race and kayak race, during the month of March. The Council was informed of the universities that have confirmed participation in the tenth African session of universities, which is scheduled to be held during the month of June of this year in Nairobi, Kenya.