General Egyptian Book Organization launches book fair in St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 01:51 GMT

On Behalf of Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, Head of the General Egyptian Book Organization Haitham el-Hag Ali and Qus Abram Emil, Under-Secretary of Pope Tawadros II in Alexandria, inaugurated the book fair at St. Mark's Cathedral.

Al-Horreya Center for Creativity holds symposium on “Future of Egyptian Education” on Nov. 22

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 01:46 GMT

The Al-Horreya Center for Creativity in Alexandria, affiliated to the Cultural Development Fund Sector, will hold a symposium on "The Future of Egyptian Education in the Light of the Modern Educational System", on November 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Alexandria bracing for second wave of coronavirus

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Alexandria Governor Mohamed el Sherif underlined on Monday the importance of stepping up precautionary measures and continuing disinfecting all government departments as part of preparations for the second wave of Covid 19.

Egypt's cabinet issues decrees on bad weather, Black Friday, governmental headquarters

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 12:07 GMT

In the coming few days, Alexandria and Matrouh governorates will experience heavy rains and fierce winds, the prime minister pointed out.

Early in 2021: Alexandria's tramway to be transformed into metro line

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The project is worth €360 million.

Egypt's PM strips municipal authorities of right to issue construction licenses, gives it to universities

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 10:10 GMT

The prime minister declared the decision in a meeting displaying proposed specifications, terms, and conditions pertinent to constructions and urban planning at Cairo, Giza, and Alexandria.

Sneak-Peak at cultural, artistic events of the day

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 02:40 GMT

A number of cultural and artistic activities will be held in a number of cultural institutions and centers in Egypt on October 29.

Fire breaks out in market of Alexandria's Egypt Railway Station

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 11:52 GMT

The fire urged the halting of the tramway operation.

Egypt’s culture min. follows-up on Cinema Masr show in 1st performance out of Cairo

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 01:53 GMT

As part of her visit to Alexandria Governorate, Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem was keen to follow the youth of the second batch of the Talents Studio at the Artistic Creativity Center performing the theatrical show Cinema Masr.

4 intl. companies apply to run multipurpose station in Egypt's Alexandria Port

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:41 GMT

The station in the Port of Alexandria is worth LE3 billion.

Training course launched in Qaitbay Castle to raise efficiency of its workers

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:23 GMT

A training course has been launched for workers at Qaitbay Castle in Alexandria within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities plan to raise the efficiency of those dealing with tourists in archaeological and tourist sites.

Senior citizens in Egypt’s Alexandria granted free public transport service

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 02:20 GMT

The senior people over the age of 60 were also allowed to ride all public transport means with half-fare tickets.

EgyptAir resumes Alexandria-Dubai flights

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 12:28 GMT

As yet, the number of destinations to which Egypt resumed its flights increased to more than 47 stops, providing more options for EgyptAir's customers.

Egypt’s Pope Tawadros II inaugurates Virgin Mary Cathedral in Bashayer El Khair 3 in Alexandria

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 02:59 GMT

The cathedral was established on an area of 3,200 square meters to accommodate 900 worshipers, includes three altars, a baptistery, and a service building, Egypt’s news agency MENA reported.

Cultural, artistic events to be held on Thursday

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 04:11 GMT

The Alexandria Book Fair is launched in the land of Kouta, which is inaugurated by Minister of Culture, Inas Abdel Dayem, to be the first local authority exhibition after a period of hiatus to limit the spread of coronavirus. The fair will take place on October 1-10.

Rain drains cleaned in Egypt’s Alexandria ahead of rainy season

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:22 GMT

Authorities in the Mediterranean governorate of Alexandria have carried out intensive measures ahead of the wet season, including cleaning rain drains.

13 new Russian railway vehicles arrive at Alexandria Port

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:44 GMT

The vehicles have so far reached 81 out of a total 1,300 that should be imported as part of the deal.

Sisi inaugurates Egyptian-Japanese University in Alexandria

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 09:34 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in Burg al-Arab town in Alexandria to inaugurate the Egyptian-Japanese University for Sciences and Technology on Wednesday.

Sisi’s approves EIB loan agreement to upgrade sanitation station in Alexandria

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 12:08 GMT

The loan is allocated to upgrading a sanitation station in Alexandria.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes 3rd edition of its “Media Window”

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 02:48 GMT

The 48-page window includes a set of files that focus on the most important axes that the Library of Alexandria undertook in its digital activities and during the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic.