Egypt Independent

4th Youth Conference to kick off in Alexandria



The 4th Youth Youth Conference will start in Alexandria on Monday, under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and in the Great Hall of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The conference will end on July 25. 1300 young people from 5 governorates including Alexandria, Beheira, Matruh, Kafr al-Sheikh and students from west Delta universities will participate in the conference, in addition to attendance by Sisi and Prime Minister Sherif Ismail .

The youth who applied to join the conference online will attend the conference beside representatives of business associations, young secretaries of political parties, volunteers at NGOs, ministers, senior state officials, heads of political parties, heads of syndicates, university presidents, journalists, and representatives of the National Council for Women and the National Council for Human Rights.

All concerts planned for the North Coast resorts have been canceled due to the conference, as a security measure.

The first Youth Conference was held in October 2016 in Sharm al-Sheikh and the second in Cairo in December.

The conference brought in nearly one thousand young men and women, and discussed proposals by young people to solve various political, economic and social issues.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm