By Taha Sakr
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi visited on Saturday the King Salman International University branch in Sharm El-Sheikh, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Military Production, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, a number of ministers, and the governor of South Sinai.
Ambassador Bassam Radi, spokesperson for the Egyptian Presidency said that Al-Sisi was briefed on the executive position of establishing the university and its branches, which its construction started in July 2017, and is scheduled to end in March 2020.
The President also inspected the total installations of King Salman University in its branch in Sharm El-Sheikh on an area of about 35 acres, it includes 4 colleges, which are Faculty of Languages, Applied Languages, Tourism and Hospitality, Architecture, Arts and Design, as well as a number of administrative, sports, service and residential buildings.
King Salman International University is divided into 3 branches in the South Sinai governorate, these three branches are in the cities of Al-Tor, Sharm el-Sheikh and Ras Sidr, and includes in its first phase a total of 10 colleges.
A further 5 colleges are planned to be added to the university in a future stage, including the Faculty of Human Medicine and a university hospital in the main branch of the university in Al-Tor city.