Social Protection

PM: IMF welcomes Egypt's social protection program, does not force state to take measures harming citizens

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 07:39 GMT

The International Monetary Fund (IFM) welcomes the government's social protection programs and does not force the state to take measures that harm Egyptian citizens, affirmed Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli on Thursday.

Egyptian president instructs government to prepare bundle of financial measures to face global economic downturn

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 11:02 GMT

While checking the FY2022/2023 draft budget, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government to immediately prepare a bundle of financial and social protection measures.

Egypt’s poverty receded amid social protection policies: solidarity minister

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 07:11 GMT

Qabbaj said the state managed through three years of hard work to turn from traditional social care policies which have failed to meet the citizens’ basic needs toward comprehensive policies of social protection.

Egypt reports 168 coronavirus cases, 13 deaths in 24 hours

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 11:31 GMT

As many as 808 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 84,969 so far, the spokesman said.

Egypt’s citizens budget guide shows increase in health, education allocations

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

The guide confirms a rise in government spending on education and health to 6 percent and 3 percent of the gross domestic product respectively.

Sisi urges decent life for individuals on World Population Day

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 11:40 GMT

Cairo hosted the International Conference on Population and Development in 1994.

Four main aspects of state expenditure in draft budget

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 11:52 GMT

The draft budget demonstrates that the state expenditure will be LE1.424 trillion recording an increase of 10.6 percent compared to the current fiscal year.

Sisi praises social protection system, aspires for more ‘Aman’ issuance

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 11:29 GMT

President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi said that he was “delighted” with the implementation of a social protection system that covers the poor and the needy.

Ghada Wali meets World Food Program delegation

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 10:12 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali met on Thursday with a visiting delegation of the World Food Program (WFP).

LE 72M allocated for social protection program package

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 03:58 GMT

The value of the social protection program package announced by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for 2017/18 budget estimated at LE 72 billion.

Billions of pounds allocated to the poor in new budget

Mon, 15 May 2017 - 07:30 GMT

The government is taking a handful of measures to protect the poor in the new budget for the fiscal year 2017/2018, which starts on July 1.

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