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Establishment of Egypt Branch
(エジプト支部設立大会開催)
Following is a report of the establishing Okayama University International Alumni Association Egypt Branch which held on February 22, 2014 at Cairo University conference center, Cairo, Egypt.

After receiving the decision of establishing Egypt Branch of Okayama University International Alumni Association I had attended the 3rd general assembly and international symposium of Okayama University International Alumni Association which was held at Okayama University from 18 to 20 October 2013 after coming back to Egypt we ( Dr. Tamer Hashem Farag, and myself, Prof. Dr. Gamal Tag Abdel-Jaber) start to inform all Egyptians which graduated from Okayama University from Ms, Ph.D, courses and post doctor follow, and residing currently in Egypt while being affiliated mostly in different Egyptian universities and researches centers were informed and motivated duly notifying the importance and benefits of the alumni association and its branch in a bid to take part in the inauguration program of the establishment of the branch.

On 22nd February, 2014 in Cairo University conference center, Cairo, Egypt, the former Egyptian students, who have ever studied at Okayama University, organized a meeting to establish Okayama University International Alumni Association, Egypt Branch.
More than 40 Egyptian alumni from different parts of Egypt joined the program. Most of them are professors in different Egyptian universities and research centers and business men.
In the start the former Egyptian students at Okayama University warmly welcomed Prof. Kiyoshi Morita, Okayama University president, Prof. Zhang Hong, Okayama University International Alumni Association President, Dr. Kentarou Sugimoto Assistant Professor of Okayama University Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry, and Mr. Masamichi Koda, International Center of Okayama University.

The meeting start by:-
Opening address and introduction of guests (Prof. Ihab Adam) Prof. Dr. Gamal Tag Abdel-Jaber, the President of the Okayama University International Alumni Association Egypt branch, had a greeting speech to Okayama University president, Okayama University International Alumni Association president, prof. Manal Bosiela in behalf of Cairo University president, Vice president of Arab Academy, Mr. Hideaki Yamamoto, Director of information and culture science, Japan Embassy in Cairo, Prof. Gad El-Kadi, E-Just & Former vice Manger of Egyptian culture office in Tokyo, and all establishment participate and Egypt branch members.
In the speech of the Okayama University International Alumni Association Egypt branch he talk about the importance of Egypt branch as a good link between Okayama University and former Egyptian student members and as a vocal point between Okayama University and all Egyptian university.

Prof. Kiyoshi Morita, Okayama University president had a greeting speech to all Egypt Branch Director, all Egypt Branch members, and all participate. Also talk about his view and the history of Okayama University International Alumni Association and his future plan of it to be reaching about 50 branches in all world countries.
Prof. Zhang Hong, Okayama University International Alumni Association president had also a greeting speech to all Egypt branch Director, all Egypt branch members, and all participate. And she also was take about Okayama University president and here interest by Egypt branch and the support giving to Egypt branch.
Congratulatory speeches from guests:
  1. Prof. Manal Bosaila, on behalf of Prof. Gaber Nassar, Cairo University president
  2. Prof. Mohamed Bisher on behalf of president of Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
  3. Mr. Hideaki Yamamoto, Director of information and culture science, Japan Embassy in Cairo
  4. Prof. Gad El-Kadi, E-Just & Former vice Manger of Egyptian culture office in Tokyo
To Okayama University president, Okayama University International Alumni Association president, Egypt branch Director, and all Egypt branch members.
Prof. Dr. Gamal Tag Abdel-Jaber Director of Okayama University International Alumni Association, Egypt Branch, on behalf of all former Egyptian Student members presented summary of current activities Association and future plan for co-operation between Okayama University International Alumni Association, Egypt Branch and Okayama University International Alumni Association, namely:
  • Open a website to introduce Association as well as exchange information among members
  • Exchange information with Professor(s) of Okayama University to carry out researches, projects or organize workshop, conference…
  • Make a bridge for Professor(s), Student(s) between Japan and Egypt to do research, field trip, field work…
  • Make a bridge for exchanging culture between 2 countries, especially Okayama’s people.
  • Sharing information about Japan and Okayama University for students who want to go to Japan or Okayama University to study.
  • Support scholarships for Egyptian researchers to study at Okayama University.
  • Exchange with alumni Associations in other countries to share information, research opportunities…
After that a short presentation from Representatives of Egyptian universities in Alumni Association about their universities rule to support Okayama University Alumni Association, Egypt Branch finally Prof. Kiyoshi Morita, Okayama University president, and Prof. Zhang Hong, Okayama University International Alumni Association president present branch establishment certificate to Egyptian Branch Director and participation certificates for alumni members.
The Program ended with much promise and hope for the branch in the future!
(By Prof.Dr.Gamal Tag Abdel-Jaber, Egypt Branch President)








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