Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, congratulated Dr. Wael Nabil, Vice President of Alexandria University for Education and Student Affairs, on the occasion of the Board of Trustees’ decision to appoint him as President of Beirut Arab University, starting from the beginning of next September, for a period of four years, wishing him success in his new position.
This announcement came today during the signing ceremony of the cooperation protocol between Alexandria and Beirut Arab Universities at the headquarters of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in the presence of Dr. Ayman Ashour, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Kamel Galal, Minister Plenipotentiary, representing the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Ammar Al-Houri, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Endowment of Righteousness and Benevolence Association (Waqf Al-Birr-wal-Ihsan), and his accompanying delegation, and Dr. Mohamed Samir Hamza, Acting Head of the Cultural Affairs and Scholarships Sector.
Dr. Wael Nabil is the thirteenth president of Beirut Arab University since its establishment in 1960. He is a professor of general surgery at the Faculty of Medicine since 2015. He held the position of head of the university hospital sector for two years from 2017 to 2019, and then he was appointed dean of the Faculty of Medicine and chairman of the university hospital board from 2019 until January 2022. Dr. Nabil was appointed as Vice President of Alexandria University for Education and Student Affairs from January 2022 until now, and he obtained the shield of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate and the ideal doctor award of the Republic in 2015. He is a member of several scientific societies specialized in laparoscopic surgeries, and a member of many coordination and technical committees at Alexandria University.