Minister of Emigration Celebrates EGTA’s First Two Graduate Batches from Basics of Wind Turbine Safe
- Posted 6 months ago
Egypt’s Minister of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Soha Gendi celebrated the graduation of the first two batches who were enrolled in the Basics of Wind Turbine Safety training at the Egyptian-GermanTechnical Academy (EGTA).
The graduation ceremony was attended by other honorable guests, including the Managing Director of Siemens Energy Egypt Layla El-Hares, the Coordinator of the Technical Education and Labor Market Cluster at GIZ Egypt Andreas Adrian, as well as the Head of Migration Portfolio at GIZ Egypt Shahira Wassef.
During the ceremony, the minister presented accreditation certificates from the Global Wind Organization (GWO) to the graduates, which license them to safely operate wind turbine sites following the training provided by Siemens Energy at the premises of EGTA in Ain El Sokhna.
In this regard, Gendi praised the collaboration between EGTA, the Egyptian-German Center for Jobs, Migration, and Reintegration (EGC), and Siemens Energy in transferring expertise in such an innovative and distinguished field that aligns with Egypt’s 2030 vision while empowering and preparing youth for the labor market.
"We are eager to explore future fields and invest in Egypt's natural and human resources," Gendi stated, clarifying that Egypt enjoys a unique climate that can be harnessed in areas such as clean and green energy and carbon emissions reduction, which are among the sectors where Egypt is poised to lead globally.
For her part, Layla El-Hares expressed her delight with this occasion, highlighting the efforts of the Egyptian-German Technical Academy in training and preparing the youth, as well as the reasons behind the center's success.
Al-Hares pointed out that more than 4400 engineers, technicians, and students from Egypt have been trained since the academy's opening in October 2020, affirming that the academy maintains continuous communication with the Ministries of Electricity, Energy, and Petroleum, where they provide support for their training needs in Egypt.
The Egyptian German Technical Academy (EGT Academy) was established on behalf of the German Government, represented by GIZ Egypt, in partnership with Siemens Energy through the Strategic Alliance on Occupational Training to support youth employability and drive economic prosperity.