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Egypt’s Sisi opens Egyptian-Japanese University for Science and Technology in Alexandria – Politics – Egypt

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated on Wednesday the Egyptian-Japanese University for Science and Technology in Alexandria’s city of Borg El-Arab, as well as a number of private universities, the presidency said.

President El-Sisi said during the ceremony that significant improvement in the education sector has been achieved.

He stressed that the newly announced system for Thanaweya Amma exams aims at reducing human error in correcting exams through the implementation of an electronic testing system.

The president said a different system of attendance in schools will be applied as a preventative measure against COVID-19, explaining that students will go to school for two or four days a week.

He added that decreasing the number of students per class aims at maintaining social distancing.

He said working mothers should be given a priority in the decision to reduce working days amid the coronavirus crisis.

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El-Sisi said some states and

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UPDATE 3: Egypt’s Sisi opens Egyptian-Japanese University for Science and Technology in Alexandria – Politics – Egypt

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated on Wednesday the Egyptian-Japanese University for Science and Technology in Alexandria’s city of Borg El-Arab, as well as a number of private universities, the presidency said.
President El-Sisi said during the ceremony that significant improvement in the education sector has been achieved.

He stressed that the newly announced system for Thanaweya Amma exams aims at reducing human error in correcting exams through the implementation of an electronic testing system.

El-Sisi warned that national achievements underway are resisted by campaigns launched by “evil powers” who falsely claim the state’s efforts aim at harming people.

The president said a different system of attendance in schools will be applied as a preventative measure against COVID-19, explaining that students will go to school for two or four days a week. He added that decreasing the number of students per class aims at maintaining social distancing.

The president addressed the

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Vodafone Remains in Talks to Sell Stake in Egypt Unit to STC

(Bloomberg) — Vodafone Group Plc said it remains in talks to sell its Egyptian business to Saudi Telecom Co., after failing to finalize terms before a deadline.



A worker cleans the floor in the virtual reality (VR) area of the Saudi Telecom Co. stand on the opening day of the MWC Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. At the wireless industry’s biggest conference, over 100,000 people are set to see the latest innovations in smartphones, artificial intelligence devices and autonomous drones exhibited by more than 2,400 companies.


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A worker cleans the floor in the virtual reality (VR) area of the Saudi Telecom Co. stand on the opening day of the MWC Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. At the wireless industry’s biggest conference, over 100,000 people are set to see the latest innovations in smartphones, artificial intelligence devices and autonomous drones exhibited by more than 2,400 companies.

Vodafone “remains in discussions with Saudi Telecom to finalize the transaction in the near future,” and “now looks to Saudi Telecom and Telecom Egypt to find a suitable agreement to enable the transaction to close,” the U.K.-based mobile carrier said in a statement.

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Saudi Telecom offered to pay $2.39 billion for a 55% stake in Vodafone

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