CAIRO, Sept 20 (SEE) – Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar met on Wednesday with his Italian counterpart Marco Bussetti on the sidelines of an international dental conference, organized by University of Naples Federico II.They discussed ways of establishing an Italian university in Egypt.
The meeting touched on activating the executive program of cultural, educational and scientific cooperation on the joint research programs between Egypt and Italy as well as increasing the number of scholarships allocated for the Egyptian students to study at the Italian universities.
The two ministers discussed ways of supporting cooperation between the Egyptian universities and the Italian ones in addition to establishing branches of the pioneering Italian universities here.
In the meantime, Bussetti stressed the strength of ties with Egypt, expressing his
happiness for the main strategic scientific partnership with Cairo, a matter which put the Italian university education on the international education map.