Dr، Samir Ghattas، a member of Education and Scientific Research Committee at the House of Representatives (HoR) criticized fiercely remarks made by Dr. Essam Qamar، Head of the National Authority for Fighting Illiteracy and Education Adults. Qamar claimed that percentage of illiterate people in Egypt is within limits of 20.4 %. Ghattas affirmed the above-mentioned rate indicates only the official figures which show the number of people fail to go to school. He said that illiterate percentage is shameful for Egypt. He links that challenge to negligence of successive governments. Ghattas further said that the real figures of liberate people exceeds the official statics.