Dr. Moustafa Elfeki: Education is our priority, and teachers are the basis for development of nations

Dr. Moustafa Elfeki, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, was quoted as saying that teachers are the basis for the development of nations, and highlighted the importance of raising their competence and efficiency to cope with the advancement in educational methods. His address was part of “Teachers First” event organized by the BA, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education. Participants included Dr. Mohammed Omar, Deputy Minister of Education for Teachers’ Affairs; Ms. Amal Abdel Zaher, Deputy Minister of Education in Alexandria; Colonel Hazem Badreldin, Representative of the Northern Military Region; General Ahmed Bassiouny, Representative of the Governor of Alexandria.

Dr. Moustafa Elfeki: We are Focusing on Policy Papers, Mediterranean Relations and the Connection with Scholars Abroad

Dr. Moustafa Elfeki, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, stressed that the BA Center for Strategic Studies aims at presenting policy papers to decision makers in different cases, as well as enriching strategic thinking through annual conferences, publications, the engagement with scholars abroad or the cooperation with research centers. This was part of the meeting held by the Advisory Board of the Center for Strategic Studies.

Elfeki: the BA is a beacon of knowledge

Dr. Moustafa Elfeki noted that the BA is a beacon of knowledge, and a bridge between cultures and civilizations, as it believes in the interaction between culture and all developmental sectors and their role in the promotion and advancement of Arab nations. He also added that the BA has several partnerships with countries and Arabic institutions in the field of cultural heritage, and that it will be more open to the Arab World through its future activities.

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