On Education Day, Nov. 19, President Gamal Abdel Nasser attended a prize-giving ceremony at Cairo University.
CU. Nasser and Prince Sihanouk arrive in Gr. Hall
SV. Students clapping
SV. Nasser standing
LV. Students parade with banners
SV. Graduates pass the Hall
CU. Nasser clapping
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Background: On Education Day, Nov. 19, President Gamal Abdel Nasser attended a prize-giving ceremony at Cairo University.
In the presence of Prince Norodom Sihanouk - the Prime Minister of Cambodia who is at present paying an official visit to the United Arab Republic - and of Vice-Presidents and Ministers of the Egyptian and Syrian regions, Nasser handed state awards and certificates to successful post-graduate students.
The UAR has only recently signed a new agreement with the United States for an exchange of students and teachers under the Fulbright programme.