The National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics had organized The Arab conference on Astronomy and Geophysics (6th Assembly) during Oct 15-17, 2018 at its premises in Helwan, under the Auspicious of the Arab world league, H.E. Minister of higher education and scientific research.

The opening ceremony started on Monday 15th of Oct. Prof. Mahmoud Sakr (president of Egyptian Academy of scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and some eminent Arab leaders in science and technology had inaugurated the ceremony, with participation of more than 500 scientists and public people in the domain of astronomy and Geophysics, including former ministers of scientific research. The conference had discussed a number of150 research papers during the concurrent sessions from Egypt and different countries (Algeria – Saudi Arabia – U.A.E, Malysia, China, Russia, Iraq, India, U.S.A, Jordan, Brazil, Austria, Italy, Japan, Tunis)