Higher Education announces national higher education projects in Sinai
Higher education projects in Sinai are receiving unprecedented support from the political leadership
– Establishment of King Salman International University with its three branches (Sharm El-Sheikh, El-Tur, Ras Sidr) at a cost of .5 10.5 billion.
Implementation of development projects at Al-Arish University in North Sinai, at a cost of ë 1.3 billion.
– A branch of the University of Suez in Abu Redis, South Sinai, at a cost of 1.3 1.3 billion.
Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, reviewed a detailed report on national higher education projects implemented in Sinai on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day, in the context of the political leadership’s unprecedented interest in the projects National Institute of Higher Education in Sinai and its periodic and regular follow-up on the progress of work on these projects.
The Minister noted that there have been great efforts by the state during the era of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to develop the Sinai Peninsula, through the implementation of major national and development projects, confirming the placement of Sinai at the forefront of inclusive and sustainable . development map according to egypt vision (2030), explaining that the state has 37 projects in the field of higher education in Sinai, with a total cost of mil 13 billion.
Dr. Adel Abdel Ghaffar, media adviser and official spokesman for the ministry, stated that King Salman International University is in charge of national higher education projects in Sinai, at a total cost of 10 10 billion, stressing that that mission is based on the preparation of qualified human resources for the labor market, through distinguished academic programs in the Fields (humanities, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, pharmacy, administrative sciences, social sciences, desert agriculture, engineering and computer science, engineering, technological industry, sciences basic, architecture, tourism and hospitality, arts and design, languages and applied languages).
Abdel Ghaffar explained that the university has 3 branches in South Sinai (Ras Sidr, El-Tur, Sharm El-Sheikh), where the university headquarters is located in El-Tor in an area of 200 hectares, at a cost of 5.25. billion pounds, and includes the faculties: (Engineering, Technology Industry, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Computer Science and Engineering), which is located in Ras Sidr, on an area of 75 hectares, at a cost of 2.7 billion EGP. To be a headquarters for the fields of: (basic sciences, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, administrative sciences, desert agriculture, social sciences), the university branch will be set up in Sharm El-Sheikh in an area of 25 hectares, in a costs 7 2.7 billion, and includes the following faculties: (tourism and hospitality, architecture, languages and applied languages, art and design, media and communication) in addition to the university which has special material and human resources.
The ministry spokesman added that among the most prominent projects implemented in Sinai in the field of higher education are the development projects of Al-Arish University at a cost of 1.3 billion pounds and vary between 13 educational projects, 17 service projects. and 3 productive projects, explaining that Al-Arish University has completed the construction of buildings for the faculties (Art). university city administration building, medical clinics and 3 rest buildings for faculty members, in addition to the construction of one building for student accommodation and another for female students, laboratory buildings, stadiums with a capacity of 650 students and another with a capacity of 250 students and a gymnasium, as well as the preparation of a comprehensive plan for the construction of roads, infrastructure development, the establishment of a water desalination plant, the modernization of the security and transportation system of the university and the equipping of its buildings with the tools and equipment of necessary; That contributes to providing a suitable atmosphere for the educational process.
Abdel Ghaffar added that the issuance of the presidential decree in 2016 establishing Al-Arish University as an independent university is considered the beginning of real development in the land of Sinai, especially in the Governorate of North Sinai, noting that the university included 6 colleges, and has now grown to 12 colleges, and expansion is underway with the establishment of new quality colleges in various disciplines to reach 16 faculties, with quality and research centers attached; To exploit all the wealth of Sinai and maximize their use.
The ministry spokesman also said that the first branch of a public university in South Sinai, which is the branch of the University of Suez in Abu Dis, is under construction at a cost of 1.3 billion pounds and is planned to create an area of 50 hectares as the first stage. To include the faculties (Education, Art, Science, Commerce) and the second phase includes the faculties (Engineering, Technology, Fisheries, Language and Translation, Agriculture and Desert Food, Design and Arts, Veterinary Medicine, Computers and Artificial Intelligence) except other buildings (university administrative building, central library, conference room, university city for students, residential buildings for faculty members, Olympic sports complex, cafeteria and restaurant).
Abdel Ghaffar explained that the establishment of a branch of the University of Suez in Sinai comes in the context of the great interest that the state pays to the development of Sinai at all levels of education, science, social and economic, in addition to meeting the growing demand for university education. providing excellent educational opportunities for the youth of South Sinai and responding to the needs of the various community sectors, in relation to the specializations required in the development process, and providing employment opportunities for the people of Sinai.