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Xi Jinping tells Sisi China ready to secure Egypt's coronavirus vaccine needs

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 04:36 GMT

Xi Jinping affirmed keenness to enhance cooperation between relevant authorities in China and Egypt to curb the coronavirus spread

Egypt extends mid-year vacation for schools, universities for week amid pandemic

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 08:22 GMT

As per the decision, the vacation ends on February 26 and then the second semester and the first semester’s adjourned exams will be resumed.

Taking Action on Stakeholder Capitalism and their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals: Al-Mashat at Davos 2021

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 02:19 GMT

On the 4th day of the World Economic Forum, Davos Agenda, 2021, the Regional Action Group for the Middle East and North Africa met virtually to discuss the policies, practices and partnerships needed to implement stakeholder capitalism and catalyze the region’s transformation for the post-COVID era.

Egypt’s French Institute challenges pandemic with 24 hours of online lectures

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 02:20 GMT

The French Institute in Egypt participates with the Center for Economic, Legal and Social Studies and Documentation (CEDEJ) in the sixth session of the Night of Ideas organized by the French Institute in Paris on January 28, 2021.

EgyptAir: Travelers heading to UK, France obliged to provide negative PCR test

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt’s flag-carrier, EgyptAir has set new measures on flights heading to UK and France to protect travelers from contracting Coronavirus.

Armed Forces’ specialized departments sterilize crowded areas in Cairo

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 05:55 GMT

A statement by the military spokesman said the teams have sterilized Adly Mansour and Haykestep metro stations of the third line of Cairo metro.

Parliamentarian Hassan Eid of Suez dies of Coronavirus

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 11:24 GMT

Member of the House of Representatives from Suez governorate Hassan Eid died of coronavirus infection on Friday evening.

Egypt sends medical aid, food supplies to Mali amid pandemic

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 08:30 GMT

The aid comes while Egypt is officially facing a second wave of coronavirus.

Producing COVID-19 vaccine locally part of Egypt's plan: Health Min

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 02:24 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population said that the ministry plans to start a new production line to manufacture COVID19 vaccine it’s proven effective.

Russia develops 2-year plan to manage COVID-19 fallout: Ambassador

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 09:58 GMT

The plan aims to boost economy and support people.

Egypt's COVID-19 recovery rate hits 92.3%

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The Ministry said that 143 new coronavirus cases were detected, raising the number of infections since the outbreak of the virus to 106540 cases.

Asian Football Confederation cancels AFC Cup due to COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 12:04 GMT

This year's edition of the AFC Cup, Asia's second-tier club competition, has been cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sisi directs flexible paths to achieve economic cohesion in light of coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 08:39 GMT

Sisi also directed to continue working on the continuous improvement of economic and financial indicators, especially inflation and employment rates, as well as increasing GDP growth rates, according to a presidential statement.

JP Morgan praises Egyptian economy performance amid pandemic: Finance Ministry

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 02:18 GMT

“Egypt has retained the confidence of all three international evaluation institutions, Standard & Poor's, Moody's, and Fitch, during one of the most difficult periods of the global economy,” the American bank stated.

China studies engaging Egypt in COVID-19 vaccine project

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 12:07 GMT

China has already started vaccinating members of the Chinese Armed Forces with the newly developed vaccine.

Cairo Airport operates 113 int’l, domestic flights Thursday

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 08:46 GMT

A total of 58 flights are expected to depart the airport heading to different destinations and carrying 5,218 passengers.

Mexico alerts record number of new daily COVID-19 cases

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 07:33 GMT

The deputy health minister said late on Tuesday there were an additional 3,891 cases and 470 more deaths.

Interview: Egypt’s structural reform to help economy rebound after COVID-19 – WB’s Marina Wes

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 03:30 GMT

"Egypt will grow around 2 percent, as on the eve of the pandemic Egypt had a high growth rate. It was 5.6 percent in the first half of the last fiscal year," said World Bank’s Country Director Marina Wes.

Egypt, Spain discuss coronavirus efforts, Turkey’s role in Libya

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 03:17 GMT

Top Egyptian diplomat has condemned Turkey’s role in supplying militias in Libya with weapons and sending terrorists to Syria, saying it endangers the security and stability of the region and undermines Berlin talks.

‘Beyond Europe’: Germany, France back Egypt’s efforts to face coronavirus

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 01:47 GMT

German and French ambassadors praised the Egyptian people’s “sense of responsibility” who have followed the social rules to prevent coronavirus infection.

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