Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, met Ahmed Mustafa Sharaf, the student who won first place in Egypt’s General Secondary School for Outstanding Students, Mathematics Division, in an honoring ceremony, according to a press release.

The minister stressed the importance of continuing this level of excellence at university and beyond, and that students should bear in mind that they have a great responsibility towards building the future. The minister commended Sharaf’s family for their continuous support and encouragement that led him to academic and practical excellence. Sharaf also participated in international educational competitions to enrich his experiences.

For his part, Sharaf expressed his joy at the reception, confirming the petroleum sector’s support for its workers and their families; as Sharaf’s father works for Petrojet. Additionally, he noted that he will continue to excel and increase his capabilities, indicating his interest in studying artificial intelligence (AI).