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Egypt's PM says President Sisi periodically follows up development projects in Cairo

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 04:27 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi periodically follows up development and service projects in Cairo.

Planning min. appoints Heba Shahin as executive director of "Erada" initiative

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 03:46 GMT

Erada is a unit affiliated to the Cabinet and directly supervised by the planning ministry.

UN urges Libyan parties to come together, accelerate forming new govt

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 12:39 GMT

He urgently called for holding a unified formal session of the Libyan House of Representatives to hold a vote of confidence.

Egypt wins bid to host World Federation for Medical Education's 2022 conference

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 09:48 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar said the WFME's selection committee has praised the plan submitted by Ain Shams University as an academic partner.

Egypt’s PM: Gov't focuses on restoring economy to rates prior to COVID pandemic

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 10:32 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli asserted that the government's current focus is to restore the economy to rates prior to the coronavirus pandemic and implement development plans according to outlined priorities,

Egypt's Environment minister in talks over waste-to-energy project

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:31 GMT

The minister said the meeting aims at reviewing mechanisms of financing the first stage of the project to be carried out in seven governorates and necessary guarantees that will be offered to investors in this regard.

Cabinet denies financing establishment of NAC government district from proceeds of selling old premises

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:41 GMT

In a statement, the center said it contacted the NAC company that dismissed as groundless such reports.

Egypt's Spring Flower Fair to kick off on March 1

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:01 GMT

Organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture, the annual fair exhibits flowers, gardening and ornamental plants, Alaa Azouz said.

Customs Authority: Facilities offered to importers to join ACI

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:51 GMT

At a seminar organized by the authority and MTS company on Thursday, Negm underlined the importance of promoting awareness of importers and owners of goods of the privileges of the new system and registration procedures.

Egypt's Beni Suef university, NCW cooperate over anti-women violence

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 10:52 GMT

As per the protocol, the council will offer training to university students, employees and teaching staff on anti-women violence mechanisms.

Finance ministry denies imposing new tax on sale of real estate

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 03:21 GMT

In a press release on Wednesday, the minister said the tax imposed on the sale of real estate was reduced from 5 percent to 2.5 percent in 1996 to lift the burden on the citizens.

Gov't okays draft decree on deal with IBRD to implement $200M climate change project

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 03:19 GMT

This came during the Cabinet meeting held Wednesday under Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.

Agreement inked to establish integrated complex for fish farming

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 12:41 GMT

Rabie said that the agreement is a basic step to start the measures to establish the anticipated partnership between both sides after ending the economic fiscal studies and all the studies necessary for the project.

Sis greets Kuwaiti emir on his country's National Day

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 11:59 GMT

Kuwait National Day is always celebrated on February 25th. This holiday marks the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950.

Egypt, WFP discuss expanding rural development project

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:48 GMT

The step comes after the success of the first phase of the project that was implemented in 63 villages in Egypt.

CAPMAS: 23.4% increase in cost of treatment at state expense in 2019

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 04:00 GMT

The number of the patients who were treated at the expense of the state reached 3.625 million in 2019 with a total cost of LE 10.375 billion.

Petroleum minister probes cooperation with Palestinian investment fund chief in energy sector

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 03:55 GMT

This came during their meeting at the Palestinian presidency headquarters in Ramallah which was attended by Palestinian energy authority chief Zafer Melhem.

LE3.6B pumped into Sinai development projects since 2014, says official

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 01:22 GMT

Head of the North Sinai Reconstruction Zone Nagi Ibrahim Mohamed said that such projects aimed at improving the living conditions of Sinai residents and establishing urban communities in the peninsula.

Cabinet denies imposing new tax to upgrade ERTU

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 01:01 GMT

In a press release on Sunday, the Cabinet's media center said that it contacted the electricity and finance ministries that dismissed as groundless such reports.

IMC: "Decent Life" initiative unique opportunity to revive national industry

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 12:57 GMT

These remarks came in a symposium held by IMC via videoconference to review the main features of "Descent Life" initiative launched by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to develop the poorest villages in the country.

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