Under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, inaugurated Prof. Dr. Abdel Fattah Saud, Vice President of Ain Shams University for Education and Student Affairs, the closing ceremony of a series of celebrations of Ain Shams University, the 48th anniversary of the glorious October victories, organized by the education sector and students in cooperation with the Popular Defense Forces represented by the Department of Military Education, in the presence of and Prof. Dr. Taya Abdel Latif, advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and advisor to the Vice President for Education and Student Affairs for student activities, and Prof. Dr. Hazem Rashid, Dean of the College of Education and a group of college professors and students.
During the speech of Prof. Dr. Abdel-Fattah Saoud stressed that the Egyptian belief, based on defying all odds and achieving achievements that the world sees as impossible and that the Egyptians succeed in achieving, was the main reason for the October victory and the successive victories that followed over the generations.
In his speech to the students, he reviewed some of his memories of the 1973 victory, which instilled in his character since childhood the importance of planning, working hard and cooperating to achieve the goal.
He directed the students to show the spirit of great victory, preserve what our ancestors had achieved, and work hard, lasting and continuous, while insisting on achieving successive achievements and victories that befit our dear homeland, Egypt.
The celebration witnessed the honoring of a number of the families of the martyrs, who are the family of the martyr Raed Ahmed Abdel Latif Suleiman, the family of the martyr Captain Mohamed Amr Al-Taher and the family of the martyr recruited Ibrahim Mustafa.
The celebration included a set of artistic paragraphs for the university choir, where Prof. Dr. Abdul-Fattah Saoud, with the professional level of the students, which confirms that the university's distinction for its students deserves the five-star rating in the QS Global Star Rating.
The choir of Ain Shams University, led by Maestro Mahmoud Waheed and Maestro Mahmoud Mohsen, presented a number of patriotic songs such as the Voice of My Country, which has a sweet need, which was well received by the audience.
The student, Muhammad Yasser, a student of the People of Determination at the Faculty of Arts, presented a song, "Oh, the sweetest name in existence."
The celebration included a theatrical performance "For Every Generation Challenged", participated in the folklore team led by Hassan Shehata and the university choir team led by Maestro Mahmoud Mohsen, written poems and composed by Amira Fawzy College of Languages, vision and directed by a. Mahmoud Tantawy.
Prof. Dr. Abdel-Fattah Saoud indicated that the theatrical performance embodies the victory of the Egyptians in the war of October 6, 1973, which has continued until our time in the Egyptian state’s war on terrorism, which motivates us to celebrate the nation’s martyrs throughout the ages, pointing out that the new republic is a role model in the work of all state institutions, which is the approach and philosophy of the university on which it is walking in order to pursue excellence and achievement at all levels.
Prof. Dr. Abdel-Fattah Saoud spoke on the role played by the university’s youth welfare in training students in various fields and activities, which always qualifies students to sweep awards in all international and local forums, which puts us in the lead, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Taya Abdel Latif, advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research for student activities, and advisor to the Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, and Prof. Dr. Tamer Rady, Advisor to the Vice President for Education and Student Affairs.
In the speech of the Director of the Military Education Department at the university, he stressed that the glorious October War came as a result of the work and effort of the armed forces and the patience and cooperation of the people to defeat Egypt, an arrogant enemy who never thought that the Egyptian army would awaken after the defeat of 67.
The Director of Military Education added that Egypt has heroes, generation after generation, so the October generation liberated the land, then another generation cleansed Sinai of terrorism, and the role of future generations will come to preserve their gains and rebuild the land.
A documentary film entitled "October is an Egyptian Will", produced by the Armed Forces' moral affairs, was also shown.
The celebration was held under the supervision of Mr. Muhammad Al-Khatib, Assistant Secretary for Education and Student Affairs, Mr. Muhammad Al-Sharkawi, Director General of Youth Welfare Department, Mr. Mustafa Issa, Director of the Department of Artistic Activity and Head of the Theater Department, Ms. Hind Hamed and Mr. Abdel-Fadil Kamal Musharraf and Mr. Ahmed Adel Musharraf.
It is noteworthy that Ain Shams University has organized a series of celebrations and field visits for military education students since last month, coinciding with the 48th anniversary of the October victories.