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World record holder Ali Abdo is targeting to achieve the third record by travelling to 75 cities across the world in a bid to build Egypt’s largest digital library and promote SDGs, on his electrical motorcycle.
Abdo is supported by the
Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), United Nations
Development Program, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of
Immigration, the Ministry of Military Production and a number of civil society
and private organizations.
“We will provide the
logistical support and technical expertise needed for the digital documentation
of the places covered during the journey along with the toolbox to establish
what we can call modern encyclopedia of Egypt,” Eng. Hala El Gohary, CEO of the
He added that Egyptian
traveller and adventurer Ali Abdo will visit about 75 cities during his trip,
which provides a great opportunity for us to promote ITIDA’s nation-wide
programs that target the youth of different age groups.
The 100-day trip aims to
draw attention to many Egyptian landmarks, highlight Egyptian history and
heritage, and create a digital identity for Egypt professionally, introduce its
attractions digitally, and promote its investment climate in a sophisticated
and modern way.
Ali Abdo explained that he
seeks to set his third world record through a journey on an electric motorcycle
for a distance of 25 thousand kilometres, where he will visit all governorates
of Egypt to raise awareness of environmental issues and global warming.
Using an electric motorcycle will also raise awareness on reduction on fuel consumption and environmental effects of fossil fuels, that have negatively impacted the globe.
Ali Abdo is the first Arab
to achieve a world record in the field of motorcycles and holds the world title
in Guinness Book of Records and founder of the initiative on Egypt on
Feature Image Courtesy: AL-Monitor
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