Ministry of Planning

PlanningMin leads global economic discussions at 2024 World Bank and IMF meetings

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 - 12:58 GMT

Her participation in these meetings aims to address global challenges by exploring various financing solutions, fostering private-sector investments, and enhancing resilience against future disruptions.

Egypt to increase private sector minimum wage to LE 6,000

Sun, 07 Apr 2024 - 01:42 GMT

This decision reflects Egypt’s commitment to safeguarding the interests of workers, particularly in light of recent internal and external economic developments, El-Said added.

El Said commences meetings to chart new FY investment plan and checks on FY23 progress

Tue, 26 Dec 2023 - 01:59 GMT

Minister of Planning, Hala El-Said, met with ministry officials on Tuesday to evaluate the FY2023/2024 plan and achievements, project completion rates, and other key indicators under MPED’s purview

Planning Minister shares updates on sales of Safi, Jabal El Zeit, and Wataniya

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 10:44 GMT

The minister spoke to media on the sidelines of yesterday’s Egypt – OECD Country Program conference, disclosing new details on the progress of the sales of Wataniya Petroleum, Jabal El-Zeit, and Safi

Wataniya stake sale to be complete by 6 weeks, says Planning Minister

Tue, 17 Oct 2023 - 03:19 GMT

The minister added that the winning bid will be announced within a month to six weeks, and revealed that there are three main companies competing to acquire a share of the national petroleum products company

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 Ministry signs 5 cooperation protocols to support entrepreneurship

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 04:01 GMT

The protocols were signed during the third annual forum of startup companies launched by the Ministry of Planning in cooperation with the Greek Campus. The protocols were signed during the third annual forum of startup companies launched by the Ministry of Planning in cooperation with the Greek Campus.

IsDB honors media team of Egypt’s Planning Ministry

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 06:43 GMT

This honor came as the media team represents the host country for the annual meetings of the Bank Group, which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh from 1-4 June under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Tourism sector investments to grow by 64% during 2021-2022

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 11:41 GMT

The tourism sector occupies a special importance for the Egyptian economy for several reasons, namely that it is a dynamic sector characterized by high growth rates and its large sectoral contribution to GDP growth.

Total investments targeted for Egypt's electricity sector in 21/2022 plan hit LE 43B

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said, stressed that electric energy is the mainstay for comprehensive development, as all industrial, agricultural, tourism, urban, and service sectors depend on it to operate their facilities and generate added value.

Total investments of industrial sector to hit EGP 125.7B under 2021/2022 plan

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 02:52 GMT

These investments include LE 16.6 billion in oil refining industries and LE 109.1 billion in non-petroleum transformative industries.

PMI data reflects Egypt's success in overcoming 3rd wave of Corona: Planning Min.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 01:41 GMT

The PMI report indicated that the index scored 49.1 points during July 2021, in addition to the Egyptian labor market moving to the scope of expansion in July 2021 for the first time since October 2019, according to a statement issued, Wednesday.

Egypt ranks 36th in International Spillover Index

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 02:43 GMT

El-Said added that the Global Extension Impact Index depends in its measurements on 4 main areas, namely: the environmental and social repercussions resulting from trade, direct cross-border flows, especially air and water pollution, international economic and financial flows, peacekeeping and security repercussions.

Egypt keen to complete its membership in Africa Finance Corporation: minister

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 01:35 GMT

Egypt always seeks to be in partnership with African countries and institutions; given the challenges facing African states and the opportunities they have, Saeed said during her meeting on Monday with AFC's President and Chief Executive Officer Samaila Zubairu.

LE 65B earmarked for 25 sustainable development initiatives: Planning ministry

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 05:09 GMT

This amount has been earmarked based on a program and performance-based budgeting approach to the 2021/2022 fiscal year plan, he added.

Egypt completes 433 development projects in Menoufia worth LE 3.8B

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 02:42 GMT

El-Said clarified that the completed projects are in six sectors: education, housing, transportation, irrigation, electricity, and local development.

Egypt's economic losses limited as result of avoiding complete curfew, applying stimulus packages

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 03:27 GMT

This came in a statement by the Ministry of Planning today its participation in preparing the chapter on the Middle East and North Africa in the Global Food Policy Report 2021, which is issued by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Coronavirus helped in implementing digital transformation in various fields: Egypt's Planning Min.

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 10:38 GMT

Kamali pointed out in a statement, Tuesday, the need for African countries to strongly move towards digital transformation and to increase investment in it.

Egypt directs LE 4.2B investments to Damietta Governorate during 2020/21

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 03:57 GMT

The ministry added in a statement, Monday, that the number of development projects in the governorate reaches 226 projects.

Planning min.: Egypt appreciates economic experiment of S.Korea

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 01:39 GMT

This came in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Ministry of Planning about the meeting between Said and South Korean Ambassador to Egypt Hong Yin Wook.