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UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions from starving

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:10 GMT

The WFP and its partners were going all out to reach as many as 138 million people this year — “the biggest scale-up in our history,” he said.

10 missing after boat sinks in northeast China

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 11:59 GMT

A total of 10 people went missing early Friday after a fishing boat sank off the southwest coast of Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, CGTN reported.

Awqaf ministry to inaugurate 72 mosques, including one in Tanzania on Friday

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 11:56 GMT

In statements on Thursday, the awqaf minister said that one of the new mosques, which was established in Hurghada, will be inaugurated on Friday in the presence of Red Sea Governor Amr Hanafi.

Chairman of Sudan Revolutionary Front: We want balanced transition period

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 08:01 GMT

The Deputy Chairman of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement, the Chairman of the Advance delegation of the Revolutionary Front.

Egypt, EU discuss promoting women empowerment, social protection, clean energy

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:25 GMT

Mashat said strategic relations between Egypt and the European Union has been reflected positively on Egypt’s development, the international cooperation ministry said in a statement Thursday.

Sisi approves grant for improving investment climate

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 08:55 GMT

The grant agreement was signed by the Egyptian government and the World Bank for Reconstruction and Development in November of 2019.

Non-petroleum exports hit $16 billion in 8 months: GOEIC

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:43 GMT

The report shows a 4.7 percent decrease in non-petroleum exports which hit $16.752 billion during the same period last year.

Maait: Egypt seeks benefiting from int'l experience in health system

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:40 GMT

He added that the government has launched many health initiatives such as the "100 Health Initiative" and the "Women Health Initiative".

Minister: Investments in New Valley in 2020/2021 plan hit LE4.09B

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:32 GMT

She added in a statement of the ministry that these funds constitute 41 percent of the total investments allocated for central Upper Egypt.

PM: Over LE 7 billion of exporters' dues paid off in less than a year

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:30 GMT

Madbouli started by referring to earlier meetings held last year to review various aspects of a program to refund export burden as well as the details of a new program to boost Egyptian exports.

Egypt, France discuss cooperation in water resources

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 10:45 GMT

According to a statement by the ministry, the two sides discussed means of enhancing joint cooperation in the water resources sector.

Egypt's PM heads meeting of committee on managing coronavirus crisis

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 01:10 GMT

Madbouli on Monday held a meeting of the government committee on managing the coronavirus crisis and how to contain it.

EgyptAir to operate 26 flights on Monday to ferry 2,100 passengers

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 10:38 GMT

It added that three flights will head to Dubai and two to Abu Dhabi.

Egypt supports Bamako Convention banning import of hazardous waste into Africa: Minister

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 03:45 GMT

The Bamako Convention is a treaty of African nations prohibiting the import into Africa of any hazardous (including radioactive) waste.

Public business sector minister inspects short-staple cotton cultivation in Sharq al-Owainat

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 03:03 GMT

Minister of Public Business Sector Hisham Tawfiq has paid a visit to Sharq el-Owainat region in the New Valley governorate, where he saw for himself the experiment of cultivating short-staple cotton on a farm belonging to the national company for reclamation and cultivation of desert lands, which is affiliated to the National Service Projects Organization (NSPO).

Agriculture min. stresses importance of boosting intra-regional trade cooperation among African states

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 02:58 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayyed El Quseir reiterated Friday the importance of reinforcing intra-regional trade cooperation among African states, especially after the global outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt, France probe boosting oil, gas cooperation

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 11:04 GMT

Petroleum Minister Tarek el Mulla discussed with French Ambassador to Egypt Stephane Romatet prospects of boosting cooperation and partnership between the petroleum sector and French companies, in light of Egypt's promising oil and gas opportunities.

Sisi lays down foundations of modern nation for coming generations: businessman Abul Enen

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 10:41 GMT

Parliamentarian Mohamed Abul Enein asserted that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is laying down the foundations of a modern nation for all the coming generations, adding that the Egyptian economy is strong.

Education Ministry works on adjusting legal conditions of British School

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 10:38 GMT

Education Minister Tarek Shawki asserted that his ministry is working on managing the legal situation of the students of the British School of Alexandria, the level of school fees and the stability of the school's administration.

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