A monument to Gamal Abdel Nasser opened in RUDN University

A monument to Gamal Abdel Nasser opened in RUDN University

May 16, the opening ceremony of the monument to Gamal Abdel Nasser, second president of Egypt, national hero and a symbol of the struggle for the unity of the Arab countries, eminent leader of the Arab Republic of Egypt was held. A bronze 2-meter bust on a granite pedestal is a gift from the Embassy of Egypt in honor of the 100th anniversary of the politician.

The opening ceremony was attended by the ambassadors of the Near and Middle East countries, representatives of the university administration, high-ranking guests and numerous students.

«Gamal Abdel Nasser is an outstanding politician. Among his many merits - the nationalization of the Suez Canal and the unity of the Arab countries. He made a great contribution to ensuring that the Arab peoples were respected throughout the world. His actions helped in the difficult period of self-determination and formation of many African states. The monument to Gamal Abdel Nasser in RUDN is a way to pay tribute to a man whose life has become an example for many generations,» said Rector Vladimir Filippov.

«The attention of the university and the interest of students is a testimony of respect for the great Gamal Abdel Nasser. He contributed to the strengthening of social justice and the development of a stable economy not only in Egypt, but also in a number of countries. It became a symbol of Pan-Arab and Pan-African unity,» said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Russian Federation Mr. Ihab Ahmed Talaat Nasr.

Gamal Abdul Nasser, grandson of the hero came to the opening of the monument, and presented the University, RUDN Rector Vladimir Filippov and Vice-Rectors with commemorative medals dedicated to the 100th anniversary of his famous grandfather. Also at the ceremony was the author of a bronze bust: the Secretary of Culture of the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the Russian Federation, Mr. Osama El-Seroui. «Bronze and granite reflect the power of Gamal Abdel Nasser. I tried to portray him young - at the time when he was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union. This monument is a symbol of friendship between Russia and Arab countries, a symbol of the development of relations between RUDN and our universities. »

RUDN Rector expressed gratitude to Mr. Osama El-Seroui for his great contribution to the development and strengthening of cultural cooperation and friendship between the peoples of Egypt and Russia.

The monument is open on Patrice Lumumba square near the building of the Faculty of the Russian language and general educational disciplines.

 

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