The President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El Kurdi has recently received the French Consul Ganina Erierara. The meeting was attended by the University deputies where the two parties discussed ways of cooperation in scientific, cultural and environmental fields.

Dr. Kurdi presented the French programs being studied in Alexandria University and the university branches in many African countries. He also highlighted the plan of opening new branches to provide international programs and joint degrees. He also stated that a new faculty will be established for modern technological sciences in artificial intelligence and robots to produce a student that can meet the labor market requirements.

The French Consul underlined the interest of her country on education and health issues. She also stated that France has announced the year of 2020 as Africa Year as many grants will be provided for the development of African countries.