On Saturday, March 21, 2015, Cairo University hosted the International Festival for Ideal Mother, at Grand Celebration Hall. The festival is sponsored this year by Prof. Dr.\ Gaber Nassar, President of Cairo University, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
A number of ideal mothers were honored during the ceremony, they are from five countries, namely; Egypt represented by Prof. Dr.\ Hala Al-Said, Dean of Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Germany represented by Hannah Hartman, Lebanon represented by Fadia Shatila Hidar, Morocco represented by Maryam Saleh, President of the General Confederation of Moroccan Construction, and Palestine represented by a delegation from Dar Al-Tifel Al-Arabi which was founded by Hend Al-Husseiny at Palestine.
A number of ideal mothers from several Egyptian governorates were also honored. They are from governorates, such as; Cairo, Gharbia, Menoufia, Minia, Sharkia, Damietta, Dakahlia, Port Said, Beheira, and Qena. Some public figures were also honored, such as; Laila Taher, an actress, Dr.\ Zeinab Bakry, Dr.\ Maggy El-Halawany, Forrmer Dean of Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University. Governors of Beheira, Damietta and Qena were honored as well as Deputy Governors of Minia and Sharkia.
In his opening speech, Nassar has confirmed that mother equals the whole society, and not its half as it is said. He pointed out the role of woman and mother in upbringing, educating, and fixing principles, values and manners in their sons’ minds. He referred to her role and high position in the society’s righteousness and her self-denial for the sake of her sons’ happiness. He concluded his speech thanking every Egyptian woman, asking Allah Almighty to keep their health and wellness, finally, thanking all who contributed to this activity.
The President of Cairo University thanks Cambridge for the courage shown in its return to fairer assessment methods, which restored the world’s confidence in it.
Cairo University Celebrates Forty Fifth Anniversary of October Victory
Cairo University President Meets Vice-President of Renmin University of China to Discuss Means of Cooperation of Belt and Road Initiative with Ain Shams University President Attending
Open Dialog by Minister of Islamic Endowments and Cairo University President with Students about Deconstructing Extremist Ideologies
Cairo University Organizes International Forum for Cultural Heritage entitled Popular Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies in Participation with Researchers from 9 States