Egypt pledges to support technical education

The Director of Mahad Secondary School (1st Left Front), the Egyptian Amb Mohammed Elmoatez Mostafa Abdelkader (2nd Left front), Abdallah Barach, Secretary General South Sudan Islamic Council (2nd Right front) Photo: Akol Madut Ngong

By Akol Madut Ngong

The Egyptian Ambassador to South Sudan on Monday said Egypt will support South Sudan in the aspect of technical education to reinforce the future of the country.

Amb. Mohammed Elmoatez Mostafa Abdelkader said “I want to see how they are working; we can support them with all the necessities that can ease their activities.

“This Institute is a historical place in South Sudan, we can support them, in future to do something for the people of South Sudan,” Abdelkader said.

 “They were asking for a new technical school and I have found the future work for them regardless of religion,” he explained.

“The two countries had strong relationship even before independence, we still have strong relations in all sources, in all aspects and we are expecting to support South Sudan in all fields, to be a strong country, a powerful country and we hope a full success in the future,” Amb. explained.

“I think the technical study is very important to get the people well educated with technical studies, have a work in future and have the country to develop,” he said.

The national Minister of Higher Education on Monday stated that the Egyptian government had exempted tuition fees for the South Sudanese students.

This was revealed to the media on Monday during the launching of the admission process for the new intake of 2022-2023 academic years.

Gabriel Changson Chang revealed that there are over 400 scholarships in Egypt and as of last year it was agreed that they will be fully funded so that students do not pay penny.

Meanwhile the Director of Islamic Institute of South Sudan Al-Nur Kur said the Embassy of Egypt to South Sudan said Egypt will support the people of South Sudan on technical education.

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