CAIRO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Egypt signed an agreement with Imperial College London on Saturday to reduce the tuition fees of engineering faculty for Egyptian students by 50 percent, MENA news agency reported.
The Egypt's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research on Saturday signed an agreement with Imperial College London to reduce the tuition fees of engineering faculty for Egyptian students by 50 percent.
Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar reviewed a report submitted by his First Assistant for cultural relations and missions Hossam el Mallahy on the activities of the cultural office in London.
A deal with University College London (UCL) has been renewed to cut down tuition fees for Egyptian students by 25 percent, according to the report.
Another agreement with University of Aberdeen to reduce fees for Egyptian students by 10 percent will continue, the report stated.
The minister, meanwhile, reviewed ongoing efforts by Egypt's cultural office in London in the fields of activating cooperation between Egyptian and British universities and promoting Egypt's educational institutions.