CAIRO: The Egyptian Presidency will launch Saturday a national project of “The Egyptian Knowledge Bank” with the purpose of providing citizens with a free scientific knowledge contents.
The project aims to ease expenses burdens on students via providing the scientific contents online. The project includes creating a large digital library of thousands of scientific journals, e-books, documentaries, and educational curricula, official source told Youm7 Saturday.
The project will be announced in a press conference scheduled to be held at the Itahadyia Presidential Palace Saturday afternoon, according to a presidential statement Friday.
In mid-October, a Presidential delegation held a series of meetings with German experts and 26 representatives from world greatest publishing houses to launch the project, according to the source.
In October, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has announced the government has almost completed the preparations of the project.
A presidential team, tasked with developing the project, expected that it will be available for the citizens by January 2016, Akhbar al-Youm reported.