Alexandria University is participating in the activities of Egyptian Universities the first Youth Week for persons with disabilities. The event was launched on Friday evening organized by Minia University under auspices of President Abdel Fattah Al- Sisi and the supervision of Dr. Khaled Atef Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 2,000 students and professors with disabilities from the Egyptian universities are involved.
Dr. Essam Kurdish President of Alexandria University said that AU is keen to take care of the students with disabilities can and provide them the necessary care and to make use of their energies and special abilities and work to engage them in various activities and events as a recognition of their rights in society. This came in line with the invitation of the President of the Republic that 2018 year to be year of disabled person.
Dr. Hisham Gaber, AU Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, said that the university is participating with a mission of 55 students, in addition to administrative supervision. The participants are involved in various sports, social, artistic, scientific, cultural and mobile activities. In these competitions .