Professor Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, received a delegation from Tianjin University of China, headed by Dr. Yu Haixiang, President of the University, with the aim of discussing ways of joint scientific and academic cooperation. The meeting was attended by Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour, Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Research Affairs, Dr. Wael Nabil, Vice President for Education & Student Affairs, Dr. Saeed Allam, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Essam Wahba, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering for Graduate Studies and Research, and Dr. Boshra Salem, Supervisor of the International Relations Office at the University.
In his speech, Dr. Konsowa welcomed the Chinese delegation, stressing the keenness of Alexandria University to cooperate with Chinese universities in scientific, academic and research fields of common interest in general, and engineering and technological fields. He highlighted the role of Alexandria University as a house of expertise for the industrial community in the surrounding area, which represents 40% of Egyptian industries in general, and 58% of the oil, gas and petrochemical industries in Egypt. He also pointed out the university's material and human capabilities, its international relations and joint academic degrees with international universities.
Dr. Yu Haixiang, President of Tianjin University of China, pointed out the university's keenness to develop cooperation with Alexandria University through joint scientific research and exchange of experiences, faculty members and students.