Ain Shams University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin as The Fifth Personality to Receive It in The University’s History

Mohieldin: Ain Shams University Has Always Been Rich With Distinguished Scientific Personalities Since Its Establishment

Mohieldin: We Have to Turn to East, The World is in the Process of a New Order that Witnesses Multiple Crises and Major Confusions

In a grand celebration, Ain Shams University awarded honorary doctorate to Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, for his great contributions to the field of economy.

The honoring was held during the eleventh conference of the university, in the presence of Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, Dr. Mohamed Awad Tag Al-Din, Presidential Advisor for Health and Prevention Affairs, and a group of scientists, academics and researchers from inside and outside Egypt.

Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of the University, said that the University’s Board of Directors decided to grant the honorary doctorate to Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin in recognition of his local and international contributions for more than 30 years, as the fifth international Egyptian personality granted this honor by Ain Shams University in its history.

El-Metini expressed the pride of Ain Shams University in honoring Dr. Mohieldin, who is a great economic expert at the global level, and a man who honorably represented Egypt at the international level with more than thirty years of experience.

For his part, Mohieldin thanked Dr. El-Metini and all the faculty members of the inveterate Ain Shams University, which since its establishment has been rich with great personaliyies at the scientific and academic level, pointing out that Ain Shams University has been and continues to be building edifices of science since its establishment in the fifties of the last century.

Mohieldin stressed that the world today is witnessing multiple crises which represent symptoms of major confusions that cause economic and social changes within each country and between countries and each other, explaining that these confusions include population changes, climate change, unemployment problems, epidemics and diseases, confusion of major commodity markets, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its effects, and the continuous change of the center of economic gravity towards the East.

“A New World Order is in the process, which pushes us to go east without affecting our relations with the West.” Mohieldin said, explaining that the current century is the century of the East as the last century was the century of the West.