With the participation of 18 graduates of agriculture and veterinary medicine
The factory of the International Company for Agro Industrial Projects, Beyti, in Al Nobareya, welcomed a delegation from the graduates of Alexandria University, Chad branch. This comes in the frame of the efforts exerted by Beyti in with regard to the company’s social responsibility and its serious endeavors to adopt and spread the concepts of cooperation and the exchange of experiences.
Mohamed Rabei, Beyti official, said that the visit of the delegation comes within the cooperation protocol singed between Beyti and several Egyptian universities. The objective of the cooperation is to enable students and graduates to benefit from the experiences Beyti possesses in the field of the production of milk and juices as one of the leading companies in Egypt and the Middle East. This is in addition to giving the new generations of Egyptian and African university graduates the chance to learn about the latest technologies used by Beyti. This is also besides offering practical training opportunities for students through their observation of the production lines of the factory of the company.
Dr. Ibrahim Al Sayed, Head of Dairy Department at the Faculty of Agriculture of Alexandria University, and the head of the delegation, said that they organized several trips to many factories. However, they were keen to visit the factory of Beyti due to the carefulness of the company to appear the best image in front of the world and foreign students. Al Sayed added that the participating students are part of the graduates of the first batch of the branch of the university in Chad which was established 4 years ago. He noted that the work inside the factory is quite remarkable and that the students, and even the professors, benefited from the visit.
From his side, Dr. Mohamed Al Bahy, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture for education and students’ affairs, and vice head of the delegation, said that a cooperation protocol was initiated between the university and the Ministry of Higher Education in Chad. This is to train the students of the Alexandria University branch in Chad for a month during the summer vacation in order to make them learn about the latest techniques in the fields of medicine, animal production, poultry and dairy products. He added, "We designed a comprehensive program and we chose the factory of Beyti as it is considered a leading company in the field of the production of milk and juices".
Al Bahy praised the continuous cooperation between the faculty and Beyti that lasted for 10 years since the establishment of its factory in Al Nobareya. He added that the students who participated in the visit were happy concerning what they saw in terms of highly efficient production lines, the fact that would enrich the theoretical information they obtained in their study for years.
The students expressed their happiness concerning their training in Egypt and their visit to the factory of Beyti. Al Sadek Hashem Bashir, one of the participating students, said, “I am very happy with this visit and I hope a branch of the factory of Beyti would be established in Chad as their products are of high quality and have an amazing taste.”
Eisa Abu Bakr, one of the participating students, said, "We have seen all the production phases after we only read about them. We would like to thank Beyti for their warm welcome and their hospitality". He added, “We benefited a lot from out visit to the factory especially that the high officials of the company accompanied us. They explained the steps and the phases of production, packing, and packaging. They also answered all our questions, although they were quite many as we wanted to get the best benefits from out visit to the factory of one of the leading industrial companies in the region.”
Another student who participated in the visit, Omar Mobdy, asserted that he would transfer all what he saw to his peers in Chad. He wished to be lucky to visit Egypt again and to visit the factory of Beyti many more times to benefit even more either from viewing the machines and equipment, or through the knowledge and the experiences of the workers of the factory.
The Chadi delegation was headed by Dr. Ibrahim Al Sayed, Head of Dairy Department at the Faculty of Agriculture of Alexandria University and Dr. Mohamed Al Bahy, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture for education and students’ affairs. The delegation included 7 graduates from the faculty of agriculture and 11 graduates from the faculty of veterinary medicine from the Alexandria University branch in Chad.