German government delegation visits German University in Cairo

Ahram Online , Wednesday 6 Apr 2016

(Photo: GUC)
(Photo: GUC)

A German delegation of top government officials paid a visit to the German University in Cairo (GUC) in Berlin on Tuesday where they viewed recent projects carried out at the university.

Among the senior officials in the delegation were Berlin mayor Michael Müller, education and youth minister Sandra Scheres, and the mayor of the Reinickendorf district Frank Balzer.

The officials discussed with the university's leaders cultural and scientific ties between Egypt and Germany.

They also presented updates on the latest developments at the GUC campus in Berlin, inaugurated in 2013, as well as the GUC Solar City –the first project of its kind in the region, due to be inaugurated in April.

GUC founder Ashraf Masour stressed in a speech that Egyptian-German ties have "deepened since the inauguration of the GUC in 2003."

He added that the university's branch in Berlin has facilitated the "movement of students from Egypt to Germany and vise versa."

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