Within the framework of the presidential initiative sponsored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, planned and financed by the Presidential Advisory Council for Education and Scientific Research.

Dr. Ashraf Hatem, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Universities, declared that the working group of Digital Libraries Unit had conducted some training and education sessions in collaboration with the Presidential Advisory Council within the framework of the activities of the Egyptian knowledge Bank, beside the activities carried out by Digital Libraries Unit in all universities.

The initiative aims to build the Egyptian Knowledge Bank that seeks to unify subscription to international periodicals and data bases, and to provide information sources, research and scientific studies via one electronic portal.

The Secretary-General the Supreme Council of Universities called the working groups of Digital Libraries Units to cooperate with the Digital Libraries Units of the Supreme Council to establish information and training sessions for faculty members and researchers at universities to achieve maximum profit of available sources through the Knowledge Bank.