University President Meets Members of "Fayoum as It Should Be" Initiative

Prof. Ashraf Abd El-Hafeez, Acting President of Fayoum University, witnessed the meeting organized by members of "Fayoum as It Should Be" initiative, in presence of Prof. Samir Seif Al-Yazal, Former Beni Suef Governor and General Coordinator of the initiative, Eng. Hesham Wally, Parliamentary Member and Head of Engineers Union in Fayoum, in addition to a number of deans of faculties, many faculty members and a number of executive and popular leaders from Fayoum Governorate, on Tuesday 1/1/2019 at the conference hall at the Central Library of the University.

Prof. Ashraf Abd El-Hafeez said that the university is absolutely ready to participate in the implementation of the developmental plans in Fayoum Governorate. He stressed the need for community participation in all developmental and social projects to raise awareness among citizens about the importance of preserving the state's resources in general.

Moreover, Prof. Samir Seif Al-Yazal clarified that this initiative comes in accordance with the Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030 for the development of the governorates of Upper Egypt and raising the level of services there. He added that Fayoum has all the elements that qualify it to occupy a distinguished position on the development and investment map. This will be achieved through hard work and commitment. So we should invest the ingenuity of place and humans to achieve sustainable development and to improve life quality.

Additionally, Eng. Hesham Wally thanked Fayoum University for hosting meetings of the initiative. He said that the meeting aims to discuss a number of proposals and solutions. He added that they will form specialized committees from Engineers Union, University Professors, Concerned Unions, Experts and the Youth to study ways of enhancing the various resources of Fayoum Governorate.