Egyptian university to establish branch in Tanzania

19Aug 2022
By Guardian Reporter
Dodoma
The Guardian
Egyptian university to establish branch in Tanzania

THE University of Egypt has said it plans to establish its branch in Tanzania to provide education in various fields.

​​​​​​​Education, Science and Technology Minister Prof Adolf Mkenda.

Education, Science and Technology Minister Prof Adolf Mkenda revealed this here last Tuesday when he met and held talks with the Egyptian ambassador in Tanzania Mohamed Gaber Abulwafa.

Prof Mkenda told the Egyptian envoy that the government of Tanzania has provided opportunities to investors to come to the country to invest in various sectors including the education sector.

He said as some other procedures are pursued in regard to the investment, the University can establish an association with any university in the country to start providing the intended education as soon as possible.

He directed the Ministry’s Director dealing with the country’s universities, Dr Kennedy Hosea to make sure he starts discussions with various universities to see which among them is ready to join the plan.

Egyptian Ambassador to Tanzania Mohamed Gaber Abulwafa assured the minister that his country will continue with its relations with Tanzania in various sectors including education sector.

In their discussions they also talked on how to start the MoU signed during the visit by Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan to Egypt.

Amb Abulwafa also extended an invitation from Egypt’s Minister of energy at a meeting that will be discussing atomic energy issues as well as the invitation from his country’s minister of education for in-depth discussions on the importance of boosting ties between the two nations in the education sector.