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Sisi: Implementation of amendment to real estate law postponed for at least two years

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 11:28 GMT

The move was taken during President Sisi’s meeting on Monday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Omar Marwan.

Egypt depends on green economy to realize 2030 Vision – Min.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 02:52 GMT

The minister’s remarks came during her participation in the 2nd edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development, which kicked off on Monday.

Italian embassy: Trade with Egypt hits €3.390B in 9 months

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 01:26 GMT

Italy is the fifth trade partner to Cairo while it came first as a trade partner to Egypt in Europe in 2019 according the Egyptian Central Agency for Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), added the report.

Syrian air defenses confront Israeli missile aggression over Golan

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 02:13 GMT

The source added that the Syrian Air defenses intercepted the hostile missiles and shot down most of them.

Abul Gheit slams Houthi military escalation in Yemen, Saudi Arabia

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit has slammed Houthi attacks on the Yemeni province of Maarib last month.

Military production minister voices keenness on strategic partnership with Belarus

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 01:14 GMT

During a meeting with Belarus Ambassador to Egypt Sergei Terentiev, the minister asserted keenness on benefitting from Belarus' advanced technology to increase local components in the Egyptian industry.

Economic development among government's top priorities -- PM

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 10:50 GMT

The remarks were delivered by Minister of Industry, Trade and Small Industries Nevin Gamea on behalf of the premier to the fifth edition of “Egypt for the best” summit.

Certificates of 2nd phase to settle exporting companies' dues issued – Min.

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 10:42 GMT

This step is part of the government's initiative to pay accumulated arrears and dues from the fund to the exporting companies.

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.

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