Serageldin has signed a memorandum of cooperation between the BA and the African Library and Information Association and Institution (AfLIA) in the context of strengthening professional relations between libraries in Africa and the BA and to facilitate their work in conducting research, capacity building in library and information sciences, and publishing.
AfLIA is an independent international non-profit organization that targets library and information associations, library and information services, librarians and information workers and the communities they serve in Africa. It was founded in 2013 and was registered as an international non-governmental organization (NGO), under the laws of Ghana, in October 2014.
The provisions of the memorandum include fostering cooperation in the field of library and information science, establishing networks of African libraries, and disseminating knowledge among African libraries. Said provisions will provide reciprocal knowledge of the achievements and prospects of the development of library science in Egypt and African countries.