During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of boosting bilateral cooperation.
The state aimed to reduce the travel of Egyptian students to study abroad, to attract students from outside Egypt, and to enrich the integration between state institutions.
The meeting also tackled the preparation of Sharm El Sheikh city in the medical sector based on green technology.
Participants tackled challenges facing the health system in the country.
Abdel Ghaffar's remarks came during his meeting on Sunday with Chairman of Egypt Post Sherif Farouk to discuss ways of boosting cooperation between the his ministry and the postal authority in this regard.
Abdel Ghaffar gave the remarks during a meeting with the executive director of the international marketing department at the Indian institute and the institute's regional director.
Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, received Monday Sidi Mohamed Abdullah, the Ambassador of Mauritania in Cairo; to discuss ways of cooperation between both countries in the educational and cultural fields.
The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the USAID inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs.
The event is hosted by Egypt in the New Administrative Capital on December 8-10.
Egypt is preparing to hold the World Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al- Sisi in the New Administrative Capital this December.
Egypt started last week receiving students of university and high institutes to be vaccinated against coronavirus ahead of the new academic year scheduled to begin on 9 October.
One of the 19 new private universities began operation in 2021.
Yet, that is not the final number as application on the website is still open until August 19, 2021.
Two government-owned universities in South Sinai and Sharkia are set to be established per a Wednesday Cabinet decree.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi highlighted the need that academic studies in the newly built universities be focused on modern sciences and advanced scientific specialties to qualify graduates for job market.
Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that the total volume of investments in the higher education sector in Egypt reached L.E. 90 billion.
The Egyptian government on Wednesday has approved a bill compelling university students who failed their exams and had to retake the course of a certain year to pay part of the cost the state bears to provide free education.
In addition, a total of LE 3.8 billion has been allocated for establishing and developing technological and private non-profit universities, Ma'it pointed out.
This comes while Egypt has seen a striking surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, as it has recorded 745 cases on Wednesday — 219 cases more than Monday. This brought the total number of cases in the northeastern African country to 14,229. Also, 21 people
Egypt’s coronavirus cases is expected to reach around 20,000 by May 28th and to start recording lower number of cases starting June 7th, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday.