Prof. Dr. Khalid Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of the University witnessed the ceremony of raising the flag in front of the Zafaran Palace in the presence of the Vice-president, the deans of the faculties, the Secretary General, the assistant secretaries and a group of students of the union and military education.

This was followed by an inspection tour of the pavilions of various student activities, including a free book exhibition, an exhibition of plastic arts and another for students' inventions, an exhibition of handicrafts, as well as simulation models.

This is in addition to a number of pavilions introducing the activities of the Students' Union, Youth Welfare, For Egypt Family, as well as the activities and services of the Takaful Fund. The Anti-Addiction Fund also participates in a special pavilion to educate students about the dangers of addiction, in addition to a number of free medical services, including measuring sugar, pressure and weight.