In Pics: MSMDEA holds exhibition of heritage products on WYF sideline

On the sidelines of the World Youth Forum, the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (MSMEDA) holds on Saturday an exhibition displaying the products of owners of heritage and manual projects - Press PhotoCAIRO - 14 December 2019: On the sidelines of the World Youth Forum, the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (MSMEDA) holds on Saturday an exhibition displaying the products of owners of heritage and manual projects throughout the forum during the period December 14 to 17.Executive Director of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) Neveen Gamea said that the holding of this exhibition comes in the context of interest in heritage and manual industries because of their cultural and economic importanceShe pointed out that the Project Development Authority contributes, by financing these types of projects, to develop and support them financially and technically, and promote the products in an appropriate manner in various countries of the world. It also aims to provide job opportunities for youth in different governorates.“Through the exhibition, we present a realistic picture of successful young entrepreneurs in accessing the fields of self-employment to be a catalyst for the youth participating in the forum, and encouraging them to entrepreneurship and setting up small projects in various fields in addition to introducing the participants in the forum to the various activities of the Authority.The exhibition highlights products that express Egyptian heritage in general and Sinai products in particular. It includes many heritage and artistic products, including ‘carpets and kilims, handmade, furnishings, copper, lanterns, leather, glass products, women's and silver accessories, ceramics and Sinai products.’The WYF will be held for the third time between December 14-17.The agenda of the 3rd edition of the WYF was released on Tuesday indicating that the conference will consist of 16 panels discussions.There are seven sessions on technology, three sessions on the Mediterranean, two sessions on Africa, one session on women, one session on climate change, one session on peace and security, and one session on arts.The forum management planned to organize theatrical shows set to be presented starting December 13 with the opening, to bring together promising artists from all over the world to present their talents and represent their cultures through a variety of cultural and artistic activities.Sophia, the most advanced robot and first artificially intelligent (AI) robot to be granted a citizenship will participate in the WYF as well.

Source:Egypt Today

December 14, 2019 12:02 UTC


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