CAIRO – 12 August 2019: On the International Youth Day, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi paid tribute to the Egyptian youth on their enthusiastic roles, affirming that the state will continue its support to the youth to achieve better future for the nation.
The United Nations celebrates the international Youth Day this year under the theme of “Transforming education” to make education accessible to all young people around the globe, saying the number of young people -aged between 10 and 24- reached 1.8 billion in the world.
Egypt held the country’s first National Youth Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh with the participation of 3,000 youth, under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in Ocober 2016.
Since then, six editions had been organized; it began in response to President Sisi’s call for convening a national conference for youth, which was launched during the celebration of the Egyptian youth day on January 9, 2016.
The conference aimed at bringing together prominent youth future leaders with state officials and institutions, and giving them the chance to directly debate the present and the future and exchange ideas and experience to support their ambitions.
Source : Egypt Today