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February 12 2010

ARTOC Chairman & Managing Director Honoured at American University of Cairo Commencement Ceremony

AUC President Dr. David Arnold presenting M. Shafik Gabr with his award.

M. Shafik Gabr, the Chairman and Managing Director of ARTOC Group for Investment and Development was honoured during the midterm Commencement Ceremony at the American University of Cairo on Friday. The university presented Mr. Gabr with a beautiful plaque to commemorate the first Commencement Ceremony to be held at ARTOC Sports Court.

ARTOC Court is the new world class sporting facility at AUC which was sponsored by ARTOC Group for Investment and Development and was completed last year. It is a modern sports facility which can be set up as a full size sports court with up to 3000 spectators and is supported by large number of modern ancillary facilities, making the ARTOC Sports Court the best of its class in the Middle East.

When accepting his honour, Mr Gabr commented that he felt the future of Egypt was in safe hands as he looked to the faces of the young graduates awaiting their own awards. He added he wished them aspiration for success, inspiration to excel and passion to win and never to forget that fortune favours the bold.

Dr. David Arnold, AUC President, awarding M. Shafik Gabr at the ARTOC Sports' Center at the AUC. M. Shafik Gabr addressing the AUC class of 2010.

Mr. & Mrs. Mohamed Alagaty viewing the award with Mr. & Mrs. M. Shafik Gabr, Mrs. Shahdan Gabr and Mrs. Jehan Wahba.