Egypt's Ministry of Planning organizes for university students 11 workshops and field visits to the New Administrative Capital during 2022
16 August 2022
The activities of the fifth session of the summer training for university students for the current year 2022, which is held by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, witnessed the holding of some training workshops to familiarize students with the work tasks of the ministry and its internal units.
For her part, H.E. Dr. Hala El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, affirmed the ministry's keenness to support the role of youth, their ideas, and innovations, as they are considered future leaders.
During the launch of the program, Tariq Abdel-Khaleq, Advisor to the Minister of Planning and Economic Development for Human Resources, reviewed the work of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and the files it is working on.
The first workshop witnessed a review of the work tasks of the Sustainable Development Unit and Egypt's Vision 2030, presented by Dr. Mona Essam, Head of the Unit.
The second workshop was also presented by Dr. Jamil Helmy, Assistant Minister of Planning and Economic Development for Follow-up Affairs of the Sustainable Development Plan, Head of the Program and Performance Plans Unit, and Supervisor of the Decent Life Project. The workshop revolved around the "Programs and Performance Unit and the Decent Life Initiative".
Dr. Jamil Helmy clarified during the workshop that the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, during the past four years, carried out many reforms in developing the planning and follow-up system.
The third workshop was on "The Egyptian Government's Role in Developing Government Services and Information Infrastructure", where Major General Mahmoud Diab, Director of Regional and Service Projects at the Ministry, reviewed the elements of providing government services.
These services include government service delivery outlets and platforms, mobile phone applications, and the spatial-information infrastructure platform.
The fourth training workshop dealt with "interpersonal skills", where the workshop was presented by Dr. Khaled Habib, Human Resources and Planning Consultant, Habib gave several tips to young trainees about the importance of time commitment and the vocabulary of success.
During the fifth workshop, Habiba Salama, a member of the Technical Office of the Deputy Minister of Planning, gave a presentation on the integrated system for preparing and following up the investment plan, explaining its objectives, components, ways to prepare and follow up the investment plan before the system.
The seventh workshop was presented by Amira Hossam, the Minister of Planning and Economic Development, referring to the sustainable development goals and global efforts to consolidate the principles of sustainable development, as well as the efforts of the Egyptian government in this regard, as well as youth initiatives.
The eighth workshop witnessed a survey of the ministry's role in the development planning of the state and the distribution of public investments to the administrative authorities. It was presented by Mr. Kamal Nasr, Assistant Minister for the Affairs of the Technical Office of the Minister of Planning.
Nasr also reviewed the role and tasks of the ministry's agencies, as well as clarifying the ministry's organizational structure, and shed light on the role and tasks of the minister's technical office, explaining that it represents one of the minister's support units.
His main role is to prepare research and studies that benefit and support the Minister in his decision-making.
During the ninth workshop, Dr. Heba Maghaib, Head of the Regional Planning Sector at the Ministry, reviewed the tasks of the sector's work. During the workshop, Maghaib addressed the concept of development in general and the concept of local development.
The tenth workshop was presented by Soha Said, Executive Director of the Egypt Award for Government Excellence, noting the values of the award, which included transparency, cooperation, value addition, and mastery.
Saeed referred to the various categories of the award at the institutional and individual levels, explaining that it is divided into 6 main awards divided into 20 sub-awards.
Saeed also touched on the awards for institutional and individual excellence, awards for work teams, and others, talking about the criteria of the award for equal opportunities and empowerment of women, and the stages of the evaluation process.
In the last workshop, Dr. Ghada Khalil, director of the Rowad 2030 project, presented the importance and themes of the project and its goal, which is to spread the idea of entrepreneurship and the culture of self-employment among young people, as well as the advancement of young competencies to achieve comprehensive and sustainable economic and social development.