6K recovered addicts trained in vocational training programs in Egypt: Minister

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:06 GMT

Nearly 6,000 recovered addicts were engaged in a vocational training program, announced the Egyptian Minister of Minister of Social Solidarity and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fund for Combating and Treating Addiction and Abuse Dr. Nevin Al-Qabbaj.

Egypt receives 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 10:34 GMT

The Ministry of Health stated that a total of 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived at Cairo International Airport on Wednesday as a contribution to the on-going COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Egypt.

Bupa Global Executive Wellbeing Index reveals Egyptian decision makers plan to increase diversity at board-level

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 05:25 GMT

Mohamad Bazzi, Managing Director of Bupa Egypt Insurance said, “Egypt is the only developing country in our study that experienced positive economic growth during the pandemic, which brings me much optimism as someone who works and lives in the country.

Egypt discusses developing MSMEs & supporting small enterprises

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 04:19 GMT

In 2020, the Ministry of International Cooperation secured a total development financing worth $457 million through multilateral and bilateral cooperation for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Rafah crossing remains opened to receive humanitarian cases

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 11:43 GMT

Preparations are in place to receive humanitarian cases and to enter any aid into the Gaza Strip at any time, sources said.

Libyan official probes with Abul Gheit Libya's election roadmap

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 11:29 GMT

Abul Gheit expressed the pan-Arab organization's efforts to implement the roadmap, achieve comprehensive reconciliation and hold elections to reach a settlement in the north African country.

Egypt receives 850,560 AstraZeneca vaccine doses from Germany

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 11:20 GMT

German Ambassador Frank Hartmann stressed that "no country can overcome this challenge alone."

Egypt reports 688 coronavirus cases, 24 deaths on Tuesday

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 11:10 GMT

24 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 17,016.

Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry meets Tunisian counterpart, Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell in New York

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry meet, Tuesday with his Tunisian counterpart Othman Jerandi Tuesday on the sidelines the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), which kicked off earlier today.

In Pics: President Sisi extends his condolences to Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawy family, leads his military funeral

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 07:50 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al Sisi offered his condolences to the family of former defense minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawy who passed away earlier, Tuesday as he led his military funeral at El Mosheer Tantawy Mosque in New Cairo’s Fifth Settlement district.

Egypt's exports of chemicals, fertilizers to Africa worth $1.2B in 2020

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 05:01 GMT

She added that the African market is one of the main destinations for Egyptian exports of chemical industries, and the council has developed an implementation plan to overcome the challenges facing increasing exports, strengthening trade relations and providing information on Africa and the products traded in the market.

AfDB approves Egypt’s hosting of its annual meetings in 2023

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 04:50 GMT

Tarek Amer affirmed in a statement that Egypt's aspiration to host these important meetings, praising the historical relationship between Egypt and the African Development Bank, as Egypt is one of its founding countries in the 1960s.

CoPetrol's sales in FY 2020/21 reached LE 47.5B

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 03:52 GMT

The figures came during Petroleum Minister Tarek el Molla's meetings with the general assemblies of Misr Petroleum and CoPetrol companies to approve FY 2020/21 outcomes, the Petroleum Ministry said in a statement.

Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry meets Indian, Rwandan counterparts on the sidelines of UNGA 76

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 03:43 GMT

Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry meet, Tuesday with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) as they discussed several issues of mutual concern according to spokesperson Ahmed Hafez.

Egypt reports 679 coronavirus cases, 22 deaths

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 10:23 GMT

22 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 16,992.

Sisi attends opening of development projects in Sinai

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 10:22 GMT

The president attended the inauguration of medical projects in the peninsula including St. Catherin Hospital, Rowisat Medical Center and other healthcare facilities.

Egypt’s FM holds series of meetings on sidelines of UNGA 76

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 08:05 GMT

He met with his counterparts of different countries including Albania, Sweden, and Cyprus, besides the Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean and President of the Libyan Presidential Council.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for int'al action to deal with unilateral acts exacerbating consequences of climate change

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 06:45 GMT

Africa suffers from severe consequences of climate change, especially the consequences that relate to water scarcity, drought, land desertification and the threat to food security, said President Sisi.

Egypt adopted the SDGs since long time and merged it with its programs, policies: Sisi

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 03:08 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said that Egypt was very keen to settle the sustainable development goals [SDGs] and to merge it in its development programs and policies in all aspects since a very long time.

Egypt's Environment ministry launches largest beaches cleanup campaign in Alex

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 12:20 GMT

Efforts are underway to register this campaign on the Guinness Records.