ECG Celebrates Graduation of the 11th Group of UTW Program
(Tribute to Eng. Amr Allouba)
On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, ECG celebrated the graduation of the 11th Group of UTW Program (the group named after late ECG Chairman Eng. Amr Allouba as a farewell tribute), which included 600 young engineers from different Egyptian Universities and Institutes, as announced by ECG Vice President and UTW Program Founder Dr. Nevine Abdelkhalek.
The graduation ceremony held at Intercontinental Citystars under the patronage of H.E. Minister of Housing Dr. Eng. Assem El-Gazzar, H.E. Minister of Social Solidarity Dr. Ghada Waly, H.E. Minister of planning Dr. Hala El-Said and H.E. Minister of Youth & Sports Dr. Ashraf Sobhy. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister of Youth & Sports General Mohamed Nour, ECG Chairman Eng. Ahmed El-Sayed, ECG Vice and Chairman’s Mr. Ali Allouba and Mr. Hesham Abdelkawy, as well as partners of success from the private sector like Schneider Electric, Siraj Lighting, Sigma Properties, Scib Paints, Ideal standard, CCC, CES, Leica, 3 Brothers, TEA Computers, Handover and Gamma Invest. In addition to NGOS like Rotary District 2451/Egypt, besides other media coverage representatives, including Next Design, Globalstars, and Al-Qarar El-Masry.
Dr. Nevine Abdelkhalek added that the top achiever students and best engineering teams were celebrated in the event, including their families to the celebration. Chairman of Siraj Lighting also announced their plans to employ 60 graduates of the electrical department, and send two UTW Graduates to Germany for training on advanced lighting systems. Moreover, and in the presence of representatives of Napoli’s University Dr. Castiglione Carlo and Prof. Dr. Charalambos Charalambos, Dr. Nevine also announced 33 scholarships for UTW graduates, granted by Napoli’s University of Pafos.
In his talk to the graduates, ECG Chairman Eng. Ahmed El-Sayed highlighted the role of Late ECG Chairman Amr Allouba in supporting the UTW Program, as one of ECG’s main efforts for sustainable development, implemented based on ECG’s corporate value system, established by ECG Co-Founders Eng. Mahmoud Samy Abdelkawy and Eng. Ashraf Hassan Allouba. Eng. Ahmed El-Sayed promised to continue supporting the UTW Program in the exact same manner of Eng. Amr Allouba.
It is worth mentioning that so far, more than 6,500 engineering students have graduated the UTW Program since its launch in 2010, all of which were employed at ECG and successfully started their own engineering businesses.