Cairo, July 11, 2018 (MENA) -- Egypt's Ministry of Education held on Thursday a press conference to announce Thanaweya Amma top students. During the conference, Minister Tarek Shawki read out the names of the top achievers, lauding their ability to defy challenges.
Addressing the audience, Minister Shawki stressed the ministry's success in eliminating exam leaks. He pointed out the ministry took strict measures against cheaters including depriving them of the chance to sit for the exam for at least one year.
In a related context, Head of Egypt's Education Sector Reda Hegazi said the minister referred 58 students to public prosecution on charges of leaking parts of exams via social media.