On July 17, Ambassador of Ukraine in Egypt Mr. Yevhen Mykytenko met the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt Mr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
The sides discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of higher education, stressed the need for joint coordination of efforts to deepen partnership, in particular, given the fact that Egypt is ranked 6th in the number of foreign students in Ukraine. There are 3412 Egyptians are currently studying in Ukraine. Special attention was paid to the need to further development of contacts between specialized scientific and technical institutions of both states.
The Egyptian side supported the proposal to intensify work on the development of bilateral legal framework in the field of education. An agreement was reached on further close coordination of cooperation between the Ministry and the Embassy.