Egypt, UK sign deal to establish branch of London School of Economics at New Administrative Capital

MENA , Wednesday 11 Sep 2019

LSE in Egypt
Egypt's ambassador to London Tarek Adel in the signing ceremony with the LSE officials (Photo: Egyptian foreign ministry)

Egypt's Ambassador to Britain Tareq Adel witnessed on Tuesday the signing of a deal with the University of London to establish a branch of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) at the New Administrative Capital (NAC).

The deal was inked at the Egyptian embassy in London by Mahmoud Abdelkader, who is the founder of the European University in Egypt and its chief of board of trustees, and Craig O'Callaghan, the Director of Operations (International) at the University of London , according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry.

The agreement comes as part of Egypt's 2030 vision to develop education, through hosting branches of world's major universities, the statement added.

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