In presence of Prince Fahd, El-Sisi inaugurates King Salman Int'l University

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 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated King Salman International University (KSIU) here Saturday, in the presence of Prince Fahd Bin Sultan, governor of Tabuk Region. — SPA photo
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated King Salman International University (KSIU) here Saturday, in the presence of Prince Fahd Bin Sultan, governor of Tabuk Region. — SPA photo

SHARM EL-SHEIKH — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated King Salman International University (KSIU) here Saturday, in the presence of Prince Fahd Bin Sultan, governor of Tabuk Region, currently on a visit to Egypt on behalf of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy prime minister and minister of defense.

At the outset, the Egyptian President welcomed Prince Fahd and the accompanying delegation.

Then a documentary film was presented, focusing on tracing the building of the university, in Sinai peninsula, consisting of 16 faculties and 56 programs related to 3 smart branches, at Tur, Ras Sidr and Sharm El-Sheikh, to meet the international labor market and the 4th Industrial Revolution needs, as well.

King Salman International University falls in line with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince noble program to develop Sinai Peninsula.

KSIU is the first integrated university to be established in South Sinai in Egypt, with an area of about 300 acres spread over three cities. The university accommodates about 20,000 and 500 students every year.

The construction works for the establishment of the university began in 2017 and was completed by March 2020.

The university includes in its first phase a total of 10 colleges, in addition to other five colleges in the future, as well as a college for medicine, along with a university hospital, which will be established within the main university branch campus in El-Tor city.

Facts about KSIU in Brief:

• King Salman University is a smart university and has a pioneering role either locally, regionally or globally in facilitating education and scientific research, serving the community, achieving high quality, excellence, advancement and enhancing sustainable economic and social development.

• The university would provide distinguished academic and professional approaches to prepare highly qualified human cadres compatible with the needs of the local, regional and international labor market.

• It also aims at encouraging innovation and creativity, in addition to carrying out applied scientific research in light of enjoying active partnership with distinguished international universities and labor market institutions to provide training and employment opportunities for its graduates.

The university spreads knowledge to meet the needs of the society and sustainable development plans and links the same with industry in a flexible framework that allows continuous improvement and preserves societal values and ethics while keeping pace with scientific and technological development. — SPA/Agencies


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