The Minister of Higher Education receives the Ambassador of Mauritania in Cairo

Aya Hussein

Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Sidi Mohamed Abdallah, Ambassador of Mauritania in Cairo; To discuss ways of cooperation between Egypt and Mauritania in the educational and cultural fields, at the Ministry’s headquarters.

At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar on the depth of Egyptian-Mauritanian relations in various fields, especially higher education, pointing to the ministry’s keenness to develop and consolidate these relations.


The Minister added that the scholarships offered to Mauritanian students to study in Egyptian universities; It aims to increase and support cultural, scientific and social exchange between the two sides, stressing the ministry’s keenness to provide all aspects of support to Mauritanian students in Egyptian universities, and to provide the best environment for international students studying in Egyptian universities and institutes, in light of the “Study in Egypt” initiative adopted by the ministry, which aims to support relations Cooperation with various countries.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed mechanisms for activating more aspects of cooperation between the two countries in the educational and cultural fields, especially the situation of Mauritanian students studying in Egyptian universities, overcoming all the difficulties they face, and increasing scholarships for them at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as discussing the exchange of experiences and members of the Teaching and collaborating on research projects of common interest.

For his part, the Mauritanian ambassador praised the Egyptian-Mauritanian relations, expressing his country’s aspiration for more cooperation between the two countries during the coming period, especially in the fields of higher education and cultural exchange as one of the most important tributaries of bilateral relations. There is a historical relationship between Egypt and Mauritania, pointing to the increase in requests submitted by Mauritanian students to complete their studies in Egyptian universities, thanks to the distinguished reputation of Egyptian educational institutions.

The Mauritanian ambassador thanked the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; For its keenness to provide all means of comfort for Mauritanian students, which was positively reflected in considering Egypt as an important interface for Mauritanian students to complete their studies there, expressing his aspiration to receive a number of Egyptian students to study humanities and Islamic sciences in Mauritanian universities, which would contribute to increasing scientific and cultural exchange between the two sides.

7814657261158536858 The meeting was attended by the Egyptian side, Dr.. Ashraf Al-Azzazi, Head of the Cultural Affairs and Missions Sector, and Dr. Hajar Seif Al-Nasr, Acting Head of the Central Administration for International Student Affairs, and from the Mauritanian side, Dr. Al-Mukhtar Al-Gilani, the cultural attaché at the Embassy of Mauritania in Cairo.