Visit of Her Excellency Ambassador Haifa Abu Ghazaleh and the delegation to the Egypt-Japan University to enhance cultural and educational cooperation


Prof. Amr Adly, President of the Egypt Japan University in Borg El Arab City, received the visit of Her Excellency Ambassador Haifa Abu Ghazaleh, Assistant Secretary General and Head of the Social Affairs Sector at the League of Arab States, Dr. Faraj Al-Ajamii, Director of the Education and Scientific Research Department and Secretary-General of the Arab League, and Mr. Osama Zakaria Hisham, Secretary-General of the Department of Culture and Dialogue of Civilizations at the League of Arab States, in addition to representatives from the Japanese Embassy and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Prof. Amr Adly spoke about the establishment of the university, which began in 2010 by welcoming postgraduate students and later expanded to offer undergraduate programs.

Prof. Amr Adly he emphasized the university's Egypt-Japan partnership at all academic and research levels. Regarding the administrative partnership, he explained that the university's board of trustees includes ten Egyptian members and ten Japanese members, all prominent figures from both countries, with Ambassador Faiza Abu Al-Naja serving as its chair. The university's administration consists of three vice presidents: Professor. Hashimoto Shuji as Vice President for International and Regional Affairs, Dr. Toshio Fukuda as Vice President for Academic Research, and Dr. Sameh Nada as Vice President for Education and Academic Affairs.

In addition to the university's distinguished academic programs, the close collaboration between the university and industrial entities was highlighted, along with the university's achievements in patent indicators, as it has applied for 90 patents. The university has also received several awards, with the latest being the Excellence Award for its incubator from the International Council for Small Business in Washington.

The delegation visited the Egypt-Japan University, taking a tour of the main campus and visiting cutting-edge laboratories such as the graphene, chemistry, and energy laboratories. They also visited the drawing halls and the main library, where the library's system was explained.

The delegation also visited the university's secondary campus and took a tour of the student dormitories and the multiple sports fields dedicated to students, including a swimming pool, a gymnasium, and a squash court.

At the end of the visit, the ambassador and the accompanying delegation expressed their admiration for the university, its advanced technology and facilities, as well as the comfortable academic environment offered to students.

The visit of these prominent figures to the Egypt-Japan University serves as an opportunity to enhance cultural and educational cooperation between Arab countries and Japan. It contributes to strengthening bilateral relations and opening new prospects for academic and cultural cooperation between the two.