Egypt's Sisi issues four presidential decrees for private universities

MENA , Wednesday 11 Sep 2019

A file photo of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (Photo: Ahram Online)

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has issued four presidential decrees on Tuesday concerning four private unviersities in the country.

He issued presidential decree No. 454 of 2019 to add the Faculty of Biotechnology to the Nile University.

The president also approved decree No. 455 of 2016 to add the Faculty of Arts and Design to the British University in Egypt.

President El-Sisi issued decree No. 456 of 2019 to add the faculties of physiotherapy, creative arts, and languages and translation to the Ahram Canadian University.

The president also okayed decree No. 457 of 2019 to amend Nahda University Owners' data, with a view to collecting 5 percent fee from the university's annual budget for the current fiscal year.

The four decrees were published in the gazette on Tuesday.

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