Minister of Immigration and Expatriates’ Affairs Nabila Makram received Egyptian professor living in Japan Dr. Hassan Zanaty and Dr Mishiru Mayata and his accompanying delegation from the University of Chukyo in Japan.
As one of the outcomes of ‘Egypt Can By Education’ Conference launched by the Migration Ministry in December, 2018, Makram hailed Egyptian expats’ efforts to transfer their knowledge to home.
Makram stressed that good education is deemed a beginning for real renaissance. “This can be reflected in raising awareness in far governorates which are considered as exporters of illegal migrants.”
The participants discussed necessary endeavors to improve the awareness level about dangers of illegal migration. Also, Zanaty talked intensively about his successful experience in Minya, southern Egypt.
Nabila Makram with the Japanese delegation
Cooperation and exchange
Zanaty took advantage of Japanese expertise and cultural and civic exchange between the two countries.
For his part, he praised the migration ministry efforts to bridge the gap among Egypt’s state institutions.
“Friendship between Cairo and Tokyo helped implementation of the Japanese experience in the Education system,” Zanaty said.
Moreover, he briefed the audience about latest technological application. He also highlighted Minya governorate’s significance as it enjoys unique climate.
In a related context, Professor Mayata and his accompanying delegation oriented about practical experiences of drawing and textile by children.
He expressed his pleasure for more cooperation and exchange of culture and civilization between Cairo and Tokyo.
Mayata manifested that technological experiences from Japan may take part in developing Akhenaten Museum in Minya, along with implementation of the Japanese experience at some schools in the southern governorate.
At the end of the meeting, the Minister of Immigration affirmed the full readiness to communicate with the concerned authorities and the governorate of Minya to start work and develop a clear time plan.
She explained the interest of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in Upper Egypt and solving the accumulated problems in it.
Long live the flag
Makram explained that Egypt seeks to promote all sectors of education, health and other, expressing optimism to start children, especially in Upper Egypt.
Therefore, she praised the initiatives of Egyptians abroad and their efforts to raise the name of Egypt, in reference to the latest initiative entitled: “Long live the flag”, which will be launched by Egyptians abroad to commemorate the War of October.
The flag of Egypt is expected to be flapping in the largest number of capitals of the world, in preparation for recording the event in the Guinness Book of Records on the occasion of October War.
Contributed by Nawal Sayed