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85 projects worth $11.9B underway on climate change adaptation: minister

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 05:39 GMT

The ministry’s current portfolio includes 85 projects worth dlrs 11.9 billion in the field of adaptation to climate change and cushioning its fallout; in a way that supports the country’s efforts to implement Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG 13): climate action, she added.

NBE, Banque Misr garner over LE 679B from 18% saving certificates till now

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 05:30 GMT

The banks issued the certificates following an exceptional decision by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) last month to raise basic interest rates by 1 percent.

Brazilian market has promising opportunities for Egyptian food products: FEC

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 02:53 GMT

The show kicked off on May 16 and is expected to last until Thursday.

Egypt diversifies financing sources to meet development needs: Finance min.

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 04:45 GMT

Maait said it is difficult to obtain the suitable financing given the current circumstances, if compared to the pre-pandemic period when the global economy was in a good condition.

Planning min.: GDP estimates for FY 2022/23 expected to record LE 9.2T

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 04:39 GMT

The minister added that the GDP estimates for FY 2022/2023 are expected to register LE 9.2 trillion, up 16 percent as compared with FY 2021/2022 rates.

Exports of garments increase in Q1 of 2022

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 04:37 GMT

The clothes exports increased by 37% in the Arab countries during the first quarter of 2022 to record $67 million, she said.

Macron names Elisabeth Borne as France's new prime minister

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 08:58 GMT

French Prime Minister Jean Castex submitted his resignation Monday, setting the stage for a cabinet reshuffle as Macron embarks on his second term.

Federal Supreme Council elects Mohamed bin Zayed as UAE President

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 12:17 GMT

The UAE Federal Supreme Council Saturday unanimously elected Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the United Arab Emirates, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

Trade min. hails cooperation with EU, EIB in development projects

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 03:42 GMT

The delegation was led by EU Ambassador in Cairo Christian Berger, EIB Regional Representative in Egypt Alfredo Abad and a number of MSMEDA representatives.

Tunisia keen on boosting ties with Egypt in different economic domains: Tunisian industry min.

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 03:18 GMT

She asserted the keenness of the Tunisian government and businessmen on intensifying the investment opportunities and providing all the potentials to implement them.

Sherin Abu Aqleh was shot with no cause -- Palestinian Journalist

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 10:35 GMT

Samoudi added the occupation troops fired at Abu Aqleh "without any justifications or causes."

Egypt's total expenditures hit LE 2.71T in 2022/2023 budget

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 03:08 GMT

Minister Maait said the total expenditures in the new budget are expected to hit LE 2.71 trillion.

Agriculture ministry: 5.6M tons of wheat being stored at new silos

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 11:52 GMT

He added that 220,000 feddans were cultivated with wheat this year, despite some challenges topped by water scarcity.

ALU chief calls for stopping Israeli violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 12:51 GMT

He asserted that the Israeli occupation authorities showed the world that they do not seek peace and openly flout the resolutions of the international community.

US, Romania discuss views on Russia's military operation in Ukraine

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 12:50 GMT

They exchanged views on Russia’s military operation in Ukraine.

Giza Zoo receives 80,000 visitors on 2nd day of Eidul Fitr holiday- official

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:43 GMT

This is an unprecedented number of visitors in one day.

Israeli occupation forces prevent call to Isha prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:41 GMT

Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday prevented the call to Isha prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Income tax law amendments aim to stimulate investment - minister

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said on Monday amendments to the income tax law, approved by the Cabinet and referred to the House of Representatives, aim to alleviate citizens' suffering and stimulate investment in light of the crises that have affected the global economy, starting from the repercussions of the coronavirus till the unprecedented challenges posed by the Russian-Ukrainian war.

Sisi issues decree approving Swedish grant

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 01:15 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree approving a grant deal between the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

Russia detains two alleged pro-Ukrainian saboteurs

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 10:55 GMT

The federal security services said the suspects, who weren't immediately identified, confessed to their crime.

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