Sohag

Excavation training program leads to discovery of Ptolemaic-era cemetery in Sohag

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 11:59 GMT

The training dealt with scientific and practical excavations, archaeological surveys, and drawing archaeological finds and inscriptions in the Akhmim area in Sohag Governorate.

Young & Empowered: South Korean Ambassador visits Sohag’s Youth Centre to encourage girls

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 04:39 GMT

A delegation from the South Korean Embassy and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) conducted a field visit to one of the newly opened Population Awareness Clubs (PAC) in Sohag.

Sohag National Museum, a gem in Upper Egypt

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 11:25 GMT

The Sohag National Museum is one of the largest regional museums in Egypt.

1st factory to manufacture household appliances launches in Sohag under ‘Made in Egypt’ title

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 12:49 GMT

The first factor to manufacture household appliances in Upper Egypt was launched under the name “Made in Egypt,” within the industrial zone in the new city of Sohag.

Athribis, a Greco-Roman gem in upper Egypt

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:49 GMT

The area contains many temples, tombs, quarries, churches, monasteries, and industrial workshops. This is in addition to being a residential city.

Ancient-origins sheds light on the discovery of 85 2,000-year-old tombs in Sohag

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 09:27 GMT

The achievement was made by an Egyptian mission affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

Huge archaeological discoveries in Gabal el-Haridi area of Sohag

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 01:44 GMT

The discoveries were achieved by the Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Gabal el-Haridi area in Sohag.

Egypt lined 212 canals in Sohag as part of national project at cost of LE 2.6 bln

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:14 GMT

The national project for lining the canals in Sohag Governorate, is one of the most important national projects implemented by the political leadership in the governorate in order to conserve irrigation water and ensure that water reaches the ends of the canals on a regular basis throughout the year.

10K feddans allocated to New Jerja, haven for Wahati crafts to be established

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 12:48 GMT

A plot of 10,296 feddans of state-owned land has been allocated to the New Urban Communities to establish New Jerja City on the outskirts of Sohag governorate, Upper Egypt, as well as 2.2 feddans for Giza governorate to establish a community for craft workshops.

1st Abydos Music & Song Festival to kick off on March 10

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 09:35 GMT

The Abydos Music and Song Festival is organized by the Egyptian Opera House and will run until March 12.

Sohag University ranks 400th on Int’l classification of most sustainable universities

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 01:16 GMT

Sohag University ranked the 400th in the International Classification of the most sustainable universities, among 956 universities worldwide.

Protocol signed to declare Egypt's Sohag as illiteracy-free

Wed, 17 Nov 2021 - 04:13 GMT

A protocol was signed in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Sohag aiming to eliminate illiteracy among citizens in the city.

LE6B spent on introducing utilities in industrial zones at Qena, Sohag

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 10:58 GMT

Minister of Local Development, Mahmoud Shaarawy, announced the allocation of about LE19.8 billion to implement the governorates' investment plan during fiscal year 2022-2021.

Ancient-origins sheds light on discovery of 250 graves carved into rocks in Egypt’s Sohag

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 07:58 GMT

The total number might soon exceed 300 graves in the area located in the city center near the old cities of Aswan and Abidos.

Discovery of several tombs in Al-Hamdiya necropolis east of Sohag

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 02:35 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these tombs have multiple models of about 250 tombs etched at several levels in the mountain.

Investigations into Egypt’s Sohag train collision reveal railway employees’ negligence, forge, drug addiction

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 04:56 GMT

The investigations showed that the two trains’ drivers, assistants, and signaling tower employees are involved in the accident.

Public prosecutor orders apprehension of Sohag trains drivers pending investigation

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy ordered Monday the apprehension of the drivers of both Sohag trains and six others pending investigation.

LE100K for family of victims killed in Sohag train collision, death toll decreases after 20 recovered from coma

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 05:11 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has said measures have been taken to compensate the victims of the Sohag train collision and their families, as well as precautions to avoid such accidents.

Transport minister apologizes for Sohag train collision, promises atomization of railways to avoid human error

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir apologized on Saturday for the Sohag train collision, promising to upgrade the railways in a high-tech system so human error may be avoided.

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