On Monday, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, witnessed the signing of a partnership between the Vienna Medical University and the Faculty of Medicine of NUB, under the theme of twinning between the two parties.
The partnership contract includes work in the fields of development, construction, scientific research and curricula, as the partnership comes in accordance with the decision of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, and in terms of the conditions of approving on the establishment of new colleges and universities.
The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the participation of the minister within the delegation accompanying President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, during his visit to Austria, which aimed to strengthen relations between the two countries, and witnessed the signing of a number of memorandums of understanding between Egypt and Vienna in several areas.
Last week, the Council of Ministers approved the amendment of the President’s Decision, No. 253 of 2006, to establish a private university-NUB-by adding the faculties of medicine and physiotherapy to the faculties of the university.
The partnership contract was signed by Eng. Mohammed Al-Rashidi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NUB, in the presence of Dr. Hisham Arafat, Minister of Transport, and Dr. Hossam Al-Malahi, President of NUB, and the Minister accompanied the attendees on an inspection tour inside the University of Vienna, where they learned about the university’s facilities and privileges.