As a support for the national initiative launched by Mr. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Matroh governorate held a conference to support . the conference was held in Matroh Governorate with headquarter participation of Dr. Ashraf El-Shiehy the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Matroh Governor Mr. Alaa Abu Zaid, President of Alexandria University Dr. Roshdy Zahran, Dr. Mohamed Abaza the University Vice President for Matroh Branch and Mr. Sayed El-Eshmawy the Executive Director of Tahya-Misr Fund in addition to

The Minister Dr. El-Sheihy stated that the higher education is the basis of improvement and Matroh University will inaugurated in 2017 as governmental university. He also announced about scholarship programs that will be allocated in private universities for Matroh students and other border governorates.

Matroh Governor Mr. Abu Zaid commended the national role of Matroh people through supporting the political leadership and providing national sharing in Tahya-Misr Fund. He also commended the involvement of businessmen, civil sector institutions and community leaders in supporting the Fund.