File Photo: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi during the youth conference held in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya in May (Photo: Al-Ahram)
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will open the sixth national youth forum at Cairo University on Saturday under the heading “Create, Start”.
The two-day youth conference will see the participation of more than 3,000 university students.
El-Sisi will also attend a closed meeting of the Supreme Council of Universities on Saturday, before the opening session of the conference.
The first day of the conference will feature "the Egyptian Person Building Strategy" session, which will be attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.
The second day of the conference will feature a special session on “Developing the Health Insurance System”, which will be attended by the Minister of Health Hala Zayed and a number of deans of medical schools and young doctors.
The second day will also feature the "National Project for the Information Structure of the Egyptian State" session.
El-Sisi will also answer some of the questions he has received from university students in recent days via “Ask the President" online initiative.
The initiative was launched for the first time in April 2017 as part of the national youth conference programmes.
The first conference was held in October 2016 in Sharm El-Sheikh.
The conferences are attended by young people, officials, experts and community members.