Friday 19 November 2021
Books – Osama Ali:
Ambassador Nabila Makram, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Affairs, held a videoconference session with a number of Egyptian students studying in Canada, to discuss the crisis of accrediting the CEGEP secondary certificate issued by Quebec, Canada, at the Egyptian General Secondary School to enter universities.
The meeting was attended by Ambassador Amr Abbas, Assistant Minister of Immigration for Communities Affairs, and Hussein Zagloul, Director of the Foreign Certificates Department, the Coordination Office of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Makram confirmed that she had received many inquiries from the Egyptian community in Canada, especially the province of Quebec, regarding the equivalency of the CEGEP secondary certificate at the Egyptian General Secondary School, where the total is reduced and grades are not added for an entire year in which the student studied approximately 10-11 “advanced level” subjects. .
The Minister of Immigration praised the fruitful cooperation with Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, for his keenness to support and help our children studying abroad, and to coordinate efforts to overcome obstacles in front of them, stressing that we are keen on the interest of our children, lest their efforts be in vain, especially since there are a very large number of Egyptians residing in the Canadian province of Quebec.
The Assistant Minister of Immigration for Communities Affairs said that the Ministry of Immigration is seeking to solve this crisis to assess the grades of our children who obtained the CEGEP certificate, in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education, pointing out that they must obtain the certificate first so that it is calculated and equalized here in Egypt so that they can enter Egyptian universities without any problems. .
In turn, the Director of the Foreign Certification Department, the Coordination Office of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed the importance of this meeting, noting that they in the Coordination Office and the Ministry of Immigration are working hard for the benefit of our students abroad, appreciating the invitation of Ambassador Nabila Makram, Minister of Immigration for this meeting and discussing this important issue to reach a solution. suitable for him.
Makram concluded the meeting by directing that there be another meeting with the parents of Egyptian students studying abroad in Quebec, Canada, in order to discuss the details of the crisis and review all proposals and solutions by the Coordination Office and the Ministry of Higher Education.