FILE - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during an edition of the NYC
CAIRO – 13 September 2019: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi thanked all Egyptians who have sent questions to be answered in the National Youth Conference's Ask the President session set to be held on Saturday September 14th.
The president's account on Twitter said that the initiative stopped receiving questions, which will be answered by Soso during the 8th edition of the conference in Cairo's Fifth Settlement.
The Saturday conference is set to discuss the issue of terrorism and the fourth generation warfare against the state, local media revealed.
The NYC had been receiving since Tuesday registration requests from people willing to attend its 8th edition, in the presence of President Sisi. People who seek invitations to attend the conference can register on egyouth.com.
The conference also started receiving citizens' questions that President Sisi will answer during the session of "Ask the President". Citizens can send questions on askthepresident.net until Friday.
The one-day conference will be divided into three sessions - a session that would assess the local and regional experience of combating terrorism, a session on the impact of spreading lies on the state in light of the fourth generation warfare, and finally the "Ask the President" session.
The conference is set to be attended by 1,600 participants. Those include members of the Presidential Leadership Program (PLP), university students, young politicians, young engineers working in national projects, young physicians, and young businessmen.