About Us 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

"Satya Vaarta", a roundtable discussion on Mahatma Gandhi was conducted on 8/11/18 at El Hanager Gallery. Amb. Gilan Allam, Amb. Mohamed Higazi, Amb. Abdel Monem Al Shazly, (former Ambassadors of Egypt) and Dr. Hala Abul Foutoh, Cairo University, participated in the panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Liyaqath Ali, Director, MACIC.

To mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, special outreach programs were conducted by MACIC. Including an exhibition and a presentation on “Gandhi, His Life and Message” and Yoga session on 19/09/19 at Al Imam Al Shafie School.

A “Khadi Exhibition” was inaugurated on 24/01/19, at MACIC Hall, by Shri Rahul Kulshreshth, Ambassador of India. The exhibition showcased premium products of Khadi including different fabrics, cosmetics and village industries products.

As part of the celebrations, MACIC organized 5 academic programmes. The keynote addresses in three of these events, were delivered by Ms. Shobhana Radhakrishna, Chief Functionary, Gandhian Forum for Ethical Corporate Governance, India -the first one at Cairo University on Feb. 17, 2019, the second one at Ain Shams University on Feb. 18, 2019 and the third one called "Gandhi Katha" (a presentation on Mahatma Gandhi’s Life and Message - in Hindi) at MACIC on Feb. 19, 2019.  Two other lectures were delivered by Dr. Liyaqath Ali, Director MACIC; the first on “Life & Message of Mahatma Gandhi as Reflected in the Eulogy of Ahmed Shawky” at Faculty of Arts, Cairo University on 14/10/19 and the second on “Mahatma Gandhi – Life and Message” at El Menia Governorate on 21/10/19.

MACIC participated as Guest of Honor in the celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi organized by E-Planet Education Service at Port Said Governorate on 31/8/19. Dr. Liyaqath Ali, Director MACIC, delivered a speech on the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi. A documentary film on Mahatma Gandhi and an Exhibition on “Gandhi His Life and Message” were held at the Culture Centre, Port Said. An Egyptian student, fancy dressed as Gandhi, enacted a speech of Gandhi. Around 650 persons attended.  

The documentary film titled “My Life is My Message” was screened at MACIC on 30/09/19. An open discussion on Mahatma Gandhi’s message followed the show. 

An Exhibition on "Mahatma Gandhi - Life and Message" was conducted at El Menia University, as part of India Day Celebration at El Menia Governorate. Dr. Liyaqath Ali, Director, MACIC, and Dr. Samah Abdel Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels Management, jointly inaugurated the Exhibition on 21/10/19.