Lieutenant-General Abdel Moneim Al-Terras, President of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, and Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, signed a cooperation protocol between the Arab Organization for Industrialization and the university to support research projects.
The protocol was signed by a representative of Ain Shams University, Prof. Dr. Ayman Saleh, Vice President of Graduate Studies and Research Affairs, and Eng. Abdul Rahman Abdel Azim Othman, Director General of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, representing the Arab Organization for Industrialization, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Noha Samir Donia, Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies and Research at Ain Shams University, and a number of university professors.
Lieutenant-General Abdel Moneim Al-Terras, head of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, confirmed the implementation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s directives to achieve integration between universities, scientific research bodies and national industrial institutions, in order to achieve the state’s plan to deepen local industrialization and localize modern technology in accordance with the mechanisms of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, noting that the Arab Industrialization puts all its capabilities, technological expertise and training centers to prepare a new generation of trained human cadres in accordance with Egypt's 2030 vision, as well as lay the foundations for scientific and research cooperation, training and technology transfer.
On the cooperation protocol with Ain Shams University, Al-Terras explained that the areas of cooperation aim to prepare a new generation of human cadres in the areas of productive quality, industrial environment and cleaner production for various industries, noting that it was agreed to prepare and implement joint training plans in the fields of scientific research and application of technologies environmental issues in the field of industrial production, as well as participating in scientific seminars and conferences.
Al-Terras also indicated that the areas of cooperation also include supporting research projects and applicable industrial innovations, organizing training courses in common areas, summer training programs in various engineering disciplines in the production and research units of the authority, training human cadres in Arabic for manufacturing, in specialized courses at the university, in addition to organizing field visits. For students of engineering faculties of the various Arab Organization for Industrialization units.
He added that Arab Industrialization is putting all its manufacturing capabilities to meet all the needs of Ain Shams University, and implement digital transformation plans, artificial intelligence, and information and communication systems.
On his part, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini expressed his confidence in the success of this cooperation, due to the continuous support provided by the Arab Organization for Industrialization to various scientific institutions in the fields of training and scientific research to transform research outputs into applied models that can be used in various industrial fields and qualify them for the labor market.
El-MEtini also stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation with Arab Industrialization in the field of infrastructure to serve digital transformation plans, in accordance with the latest modern systems, especially with the authority’s excellence in quality, accuracy and commitment to delivery times in accordance with international quality levels.