Cape Breton University has granted Monday evening Egyptian legendary actor، Yehia Al-Fakharany، and Emirati superstar Hussain Al Jassmi، an honorary doctorate، during a press conference in a hotel، in "El Tagamoa El Khames”
They were honored for their outstanding career and for their contributions to the service of society.
The conference was followed by the annual graduation ceremony of the CIC's tenth batch، which totals 800 students،
Ambassador of Canada to Egypt، Jess Dutton، UAE Ambassador to Cairo، Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi، Cape Breton University Interim President and Vice-Chancellor، Dale Keefe، Canadian International College (CIC) President، Dr. Magdy ElKady، in addition to a number of faculty members in Egypt and Canadian universities had attended the event.
Canadian International College (CIC) being the sole provider of the Canadian higher education in Egypt since 2004، through its partnership with Cape Breton University our campuses: New Cairo and Sheikh Zayed are home to thousands of students who are seeking the international degree along with the Egyptian one.
The college provides a dual bachelor degree in the field of their study. The Egyptian bachelor degree is accredited by The Ministry of Higher Education and The Supreme Council of Universities and the Canadian degree is accredited by its partner CBU and recognized worldwide.
Noteworthy، Mohamed Yehia Al-Fakharany، mostly known as Yahya Al Fakhrany، is an Egyptian actor.
Al-Fakharany earned a Bachelor's Degree in Surgery from Ain Shams University. He is married to Lamees Gaber and has two children، director Shadi Al-Fakharany، and Tarek Al-Fakharany.
However، Al Fakhrany did not work as a doctor but rather began a career in acting which he is quite passionate about. He realized fame in the 1960s.
He starred alongside Mahmoud A’bd Al A’ziz in “I’dam Mayyit” and thereafter he received a great number of offers.
He excelled in his roles in Egyptian cinema where he took part in a number of films and television series. Thus he assumed the leading role in “Zezina” and the Opera “A’ida”، in addition to “A’bbass Al Abyad’ and “Al Leil wa Akhrah” – where his performance was particularly outstanding.
Moreover he has also acted in “Sheikh al A’rab Hammam” which achieved a high degree of success.
Al Fakhrany is known among his audiences for his pleasant laugh and friendly nature.