The Graduate Studies and Research Council at Alexandria University held a celebration to honor Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam the University Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research for reaching retirement age in presence of Dr. Roshdy Zahran the University President and University Deputies.

Appreciation was expressed for Dr. Seddik contributions in university service and scientific research during his work and his achievements to improve education system and regulations of graduate studies for student benefit and in accordance with latest international systems. The attendants also appreciated his constant efforts to support young facultymembers by providing travel opportunities to study abroad in distinguished universities. Dr. Seddik has been usually encouraging cooperation with world universities and creating common degrees in various disciplines that serves the development objectives of Egypt in addition to promoting young researchers and international publication, establishing research labs and supporting research projects related to community issues and industry problems believing on scientific research importance in enhancing the national economy and achieving comprehensive renaissance in Egypt.