By Jehan Abuella
Cairo University is about to launch a Model of Simulation of African Parliament for the first time under the aegis of Dr Mohamed Osman Al Khosht, President of the university.
The new model is scheduled to be launched next September at College of Higher African Studies of Cairo University.
Dr Al Khosht said that the university prioritizes supporting the Egyptian national trends toward Africa.
The university participates in those trends through its research and educational roles.
He pointed out that Egypt adopts policies that maximize importance of Africa as a deep strategic background in spheres of culture, economy and politics.
He explained that the project named 1000 African Leaders is an initiative of Cairo University at implementing a plan launched by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to train 10 thousand African youths.
Preparations and tests of the Model of Simulation of African Parliament will be completed during August. It will include students of the first university stage and those of the higher studies in Egypt and other African countries taking part in the project of 1000 African Leader.
The model of simulation will be launched exactly by September.
On the other hand, Dr Mohamed Nawfal, Dean of the Higher African College, said that this model aims at bolstering political and societal of the African youths, informing them of the history of the African Parliament its role and committees that were formed under it.
The envisioned model will train African youth skills that will enable them to represent their countries and exchange role among them and shed light on how decisions made in the African Parliament and committees affiliated to it.
In the same line, President of Cairo University presented 1000 copies of the curriculum of critical thought that will be studied by students of Project of 1000 African Leaders come from 35 African countries.
Egypt is keen on training the African youths to apply critical thought to find solutions to problems, instill the positive concepts of leadership to lead change in their communities and countries after they return to them.
It is worth to mention that President of Cairo University has announced that the university will train 5000 leaders to serve the Egyptian policies, achieve more openness to the African continent and cement the Egyptian –African relations at all spheres.
Contributed by Ahmed Moamar