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Bourse gains EGP 4.3 bln, all indexes up

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 04:26 GMT

The market capital gained about LE 4.3 billion, registering EGP 640.8 billion.

Egypt's Local development minister directs action to enforce winter closure times

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 09:56 GMT

Shaarawy has directed governors to act to ensure stores abide by new rules of closure during winter.

Petroleum minister, EU ambassador discuss partnership initiatives in energy field

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 02:50 GMT

Meanwhile, Berger said that Egypt is on top of the EU priorities to enhance partnership in energy field, asserting continuing cooperation between the EU and Egypt in this field.

Exports of chemical industries hit $4.153 bln in 10 months

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 01:10 GMT

Egypt's exports of plastic and rubber products reached $1.376 billion compared with $1.571 billion, the ministry said.

Planning min.: LE 2.164B for water, sewage projects in Port Said, Damietta, Ismailia

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 12:40 GMT

Rather, the ministry is committed to following up on these projects to identify any workflow barriers and provide all necessary support to remove them.

Mufti of Egypt condemns killing of 43 farmers by Nigeria's Boko Haram

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 12:23 GMT

The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe.

World Association for Al Azhar Graduates slams terror attack in Switzerland

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 08:43 GMT

In a statement, the association affirmed that Islam fully refuses assaulting innocents, stressing the importance of combating terrorism at all levels.

Arab League celebrates int'l solidarity with Palestinians

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 08:35 GMT

Assistant Arab League Secretary-General Saeed Abu Ali said the celebration of the international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, which falls on Nov 29.

PM inspects development work in some Old Cairo suburbs

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli inspected Saturday the development work in some Old Cairo suburbs around Magra El-Oyoun Fence and Eyen Al Sera Lake.

Iraq eyes further cooperation with Egypt at all levels: Iraqi defense min.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 07:09 GMT

Iraq is looking forward to furthering its cooperation ties with Egypt, Iraqi Minister of Defense Staff Gen. Juma Emad Saadoun said on Saturday.

Egypt’s government ratifies bylaws of new NGOs law No.149 for Year 2019

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 10:41 GMT

The House of Representatives passed an amended NGOs law in July 2019, after the existing version of the law was criticized for imposing steep restrictions on the work of tens of thousands of NGOs in the country.

Egypt's Azhar mourns death of Sudan's Al Sadiq Al Mahdi

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 10:37 GMT

Azhar offered its condolences to the Sudanese people and government and Al Mahdi's family over his death.

Sisi asserts Egypt's keenness on cooperation with Iraq in various domains

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 03:27 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi asserted Egypt's keenness on cooperating with Iraq in the various spheres, especially the military field as part of Egypt's unwavering policy in support of Iraqi security and stability to help it achieve cherished progress and prosperity.

Egypt's EAPD, AfDB discuss proposed fields of bilateral cooperation

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 02:27 GMT

During the meeting, the two sides also probed funding priorities in various development sectors in African states, especially those related to food security, agricultural projects, new and renewable energy, in addition to health.

German Ambassador in Cairo hails successful cooperation with Egypt

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 02:04 GMT

The German ambassador made the remarks during a farewell celebration to bid goodbye to Director of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Egypt Andreas Cook and welcome the new director Alexander Solyga.

Cabinet denies selling Cairo's Maspero Triangle to foreign investor

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 02:00 GMT

New housing units in the area will be offered to residents, who rejected receiving financial compensation or being moved to new cities, it added.

Egypt, Mexico discuss boosting higher education cooperation

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:55 GMT

The two sides probed the possibility of exchanging experience between Ain Shams University and Mexican peers.

German tourist gifts huge maquette of Aswan, Luxor to Egyptian embassy

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:08 GMT

A German tourist presented as a gift to the culture office of the Egyptian embassy in Berlin a huge maquette of the Upper Egypt cities of Aswan and Luxor.

S.Korean amb. in Cairo: Volume of Egyptian-S. Korean trade exchange up to $2B

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 12:44 GMT

Egypt has become South Korea's key investment destination in Africa, with total investments worth $600 million, South Korean ambassador to Egypt Hong Yin Wook said.

Banque Misr, NBE acquire 40% of stocks of Western Union's representative in Egypt

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 12:21 GMT

In statements, Chairman of Banque Misr Mohamed el Etribi hailed the partnership that aims at merging unofficial transfer sector into the banking sector in Egypt as well as enhancing financial inclusion as part of the bank’s role to support the Egyptian economy.

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