Hala El Said

Ministry of Planning releases data of medium-term plan spanning 2023/2026

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 03:51 GMT

The ministry's report outlines foundational principles guiding development directions, priorities, and policies in line with Egypt's Vision 2030 and its overarching goals and development strategy

Planning Minister announces details for 3 deals under Egypt’s IPO program worth $1.7B

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 03:56 GMT

The Planning Minister stated that these deals will encourage tourism, which is within the goal of attracting 30 million tourists annually, increase revenues in foreign currency and boosting the private sector's activities.

Gov't eyes 50% increase in green investments during FY2024/2025: Planning min.

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 02:51 GMT

The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) is working for luring green infrastructure investments, Saeed noted in her remarks for the conference, organized by "Irada" in cooperation with the African Development Bank Group (AfDB).

Planning minister to take part in Davos economic forum

Tue, 17 Jan 2023 - 12:59 GMT

The minister is due to meet with a number of ministers of economy and planning from various countries including Saudi Arabia and will hold meetings with CEOs of companies and banks taking part in the gathering.

Egypt expects GDP to grow by 5.5% in 2022/23

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 02:47 GMT

The Egyptian economy grew by 6.6 percent in the 2022/2021 fiscal year, compared to 3.3 percent in the previous year, as the economy grew faster than the government had expected, initially projecting 6 percent-6.2 percent.

Climate change adaptation on top of Egypt’s gov't priorities: Planning min.

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 12:10 GMT

Egypt’s Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala el Said affirmed that the State gives top priority to the file of climate change adaptation.

Egypt invests LE 6T in infrastructure within 6 years: Planning Min.

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 05:54 GMT

El-said emphasized Wednesday the importance of cooperation and making way for the private sector.

Manufacturing, agriculture, ICT sectors contribute to GDP by 26%: Min.

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 05:57 GMT

The main axis of the economic reform program is to increase the relative weight of the sectors of manufacturing, agriculture, communications and information technology, according to Minister of Planning Hala El-Said.

Egypt prioritizes gender equality, women empowerment: Planning min. tells Dubai forum

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 09:29 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Planning Hala El-Said highlighted on Monday the priority the Egyptian state attaches to gender equality and women's empowerment as she addressed a forum in Dubai on leadership.

Egypt redefines its economic growth forecast to 5.7% in 2021-2022

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 02:14 GMT

El-Said added that the growth rate in Egypt amounted to 9 percent in the first half of the fiscal year.

Planning min. says volume of public investment up 46% on last year

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 03:27 GMT

Said put the volume of public investment during 2021-2022 at about LE 933 billion, noting that this is a 46 percent rise compared to the previous year.

Growth rate among investments of most needy villages hit 1500% in 3 years

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 05:14 GMT

This came in a report that is recently issued by Ministry of Planning on the national project for the development of Egyptian rural villages, entitled “Decent Life”.

Egypt’s trade balance deficit declines 1% in Q1 of 2021

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 04:01 GMT

The minister explained that the trade balance deficit during the period from January to March 2021 amounted to about $9.6 billion, compared to $9.7 billion in the corresponding period in 2020.

Egypt records growth rate of about 2.9% during Q3 of 20/21

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 12:40 GMT

El-Said clarified that the average growth rate during the first nine months of the fiscal year hit about 1.9 percent, compared to about 5.4 percent in the nine months of 2019/2020.

Planning minister expects 2021-2022 investments to reach LE 1.2T

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 04:57 GMT

She expected the net value of foreign direct investments (FDIs) to reach seven billion dollars during the year of the plan, noting this way it should be approaching pre-Covid levels.

Improving Egyptian's lives most important goal of Egypt's social, economic plan: Planning Min.

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 04:04 GMT


COVID-19 negatively affected UN development goals, Egypt achieves positive indicators despite pandemic

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

El-Said added during Human Rights Conference… "Building a Post-Pandemic World" that the global economy witnessed contraction of 3.9% during 2020 due to the repercussion of COVID-19, El-Said stated, noting that the global economy lost around $5.8 trillion during the crisis year.

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.

Egypt to disburse last batch of financial grant to irregular workers in March

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 12:33 GMT

This came during a joint meeting between the Ministers of Planning, Manpower and Solidarity with the participation of, Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, Minister of Solidarity Nevine al-Kabbaj, Head of the National Council for Women Maya Morsy.

Women to occupy 43% of leading roles by 2030

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 - 10:52 GMT

About 43% of the administrative system was taken over by women; only 27% to 28% occupying leading roles, the Minister said.