Dr. Ahmed Rashad El_sherbeny

Dr. Ahmed Rashad El_sherbeny

Director of international economic relations center

Associate Professor


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Message from the President of the Institute

The Institute of National Planning (INP) established according to the law no. 231 for the year 1960 as a public institution with an independent legal personality that performs a scientific activity to support the approach and thought of the scientific planning in Egypt through research, consulting, training and educational activities. Moreover, through spreading thought and fixing firmly the planning work in all the national institutions plus spreading the planning culture in the Egyptian society. To complete the legislative structure of the INP, law no.13 for 2015 of the INP was issued while its implementing regulation was issued on 17-12-2016 to keep pace with the latest updates and developments in the similar scientific and academic institutions.

Assuring the INP’s role in supporting sustainable development in Egypt - since its foundation - it was provided with the necessary human and financial capacities , the INP has been sending off variant scientific delegations all over the world to obtain the scientific degrees in all specializations and it has been bringing in the best experts in the fields of development and planning to transfer experience and knowledge to the INP. The areas of cooperation between the INP and other international and regional organizations has become variant ones plus the cooperation with the leading scientific institutions on all the world and regional levels.

Consistent with the strategic plan of the INP, the Annual Action Plan of the INP includes a group of scientific activities as its most important one is the Research Plan that includes group and individual researches, reference books, scientific reports, Policy Papers, Academic Masters Program : Planning and Development, Professional Masters Program : Planning for Sustainable Development, the most important training and consultations fields the INP could offer as well as the programs that the different scientific centers - of the INP -  would provide in the field of community services. Moreover, there are - also - other variant important scientific events that include the Annual International Conference, Tuesday Seminar, Expert Meeting, Scientific Follow Up, Seminars of Young Researchers, Forums and Workshops.

The INP President

Prof. Dr. Alaa El-Din Mahmoud Zahran