Minister of Immigration Nabila Makram and Consul General of Egypt to UK Tarek Youssef inaugurated the activities of the 8th camp of “Speak Arabic” initiative for Egyptian children residing in UK via the “Zoom” app.
This came in cooperation with Wellspring company specialized in setting up and organizing camps. The camp’s activities dealt with a number of Egyptian traditional songs, games, competitions, and various activities aimed at introducing children to their homeland, Egypt, and its heritage.
During the camp, Makram welcomed the participants and thanked the team of the Wellspring Foundation for the efforts made in organizing the camps, noting that organizing these camps for the children of Egyptians in the Arab countries aims mainly to introduce them to the original Egyptian customs and traditions.
Makram praised children, who live abroad and able to master the Arabic language, urging those who are not fluent in Arabic to start talking with family members, stressing that she will defiantly follow this matter with their parents.
The minister interacted with the children, asking them about the Egyptian food they love and the Egyptian collectibles they keep in their homes.
She also mentioned the ongoing national projects in the state, pointing to the President’s launch of the “Decent Life” initiative to eradicate slums and provide ideal places, befitting the Egyptians.
She also recommended the children to be careful and follow all precautionary measures in light of the spread of the second wave of the global Coronavirus pandemic, inviting them to visit Egypt after the end of the pandemic, and to join the camps organized by the ministry for the children of Egyptians abroad.
On his part, Youssef affirmed that these camps have an amazing role in linking the children of Egyptians abroad with the homeland, stressing that our children abroad are honorable models for every citizen who strives to highlight the image of a successful Egyptian.
In the same context, Maged Fawzy, Chairman of Wellspring Company, hailed the Ministry’s efforts in making the camps a huge success, and its role in strengthening the national identity of our children abroad.
For those who are wishing to follow the activities of the “Speak Arabic” initiative, visit the official page of the initiative on Facebook via the following link:
For those who wish to interact with videos supporting the initiative on the “TikTok” platform, they can share a hashtag (#اتكلم_عربي) at the following link:
Contributed by Omnia Ahmed