Acting upon directives by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to support sports as a right of all citizens, particularly women, the Sports Ministry is seeking to engage all segments of society in suitable games.
Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhy, in statements to MENA on Tuesday16/3/2021, said sports are needed to build a better Egyptian personality, noting that this is part of a sustainable development plan set for the purpose.
It is a strategy that takes into consideration improving citizens’ health and countering extremist ideologies, he made it clear.
Sobhy said his Ministry is acting with the House of Representatives and its specialized committees to outline legislation that would contribute to upgrading Egyptian sports to be up to international standards.
Source: State Information Service Egypt