The minister expressed on Monday her appreciation for the existing development partnership between Egypt and Switzerland, which amounted to 700 million Swiss francs (equivalent to $736.6 million).
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said it is “assured” that the novel coronavirus, which has turned into a global pandemic, is “natural in origin” -- this as the US is increasingly eyeing a lab in Wuhan.
"The window of opportunity to surge medical and humanitarian equipment into Africa to curb the pandemic is closing fast," said Amer Daoudi, WFP’s COVID-19 Response Director.
The consulate noted on its official social media page that the cases include those who do not have permanent residence permits in Switzerland or any other European Union country.
Mashat clarified that the cooperation comes in the fields of communications, urban planning, drinking water, sanitation, textile, health and environment.
This came during the Egyptian-Swiss Investment Forum organized by the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones in cooperation with the Swiss Embassy in Cairo.
Parmelin will be accompanied by a large Swiss delegation, composed of Members of Parliament, government officials and numerous business leaders.
Switzerland has contributed to the provision of grants to Egypt by around 700 million Swiss francs, which helped in implementing 200 projects.
That rebound coincides with improved economic data and signals from major central banks that they are on pause for now.
The value of the Egyptian-Swiss cooperation strategy as part of the economic cooperation framework deal between both countries is worth about 86 million Swiss francs until 2020.
The MoU was signed by Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and GICHD Director Stefano Toscano.
The signing ceremony was attended by Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawi and Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad.
As of this morning, over 1,600 Syrian refugees have been transported from the border areas to Bardarash refugee camp, some 150 kilometers east of Syria-Iraq border.
The WFP warned of a major humanitarian crisis in the Kurdish areas due to the Turkish offensives, reported Sky News Arabiya.
Head of Economic Cooperation and Development at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), will visit Cairo from 7-11 October to meet with Egyptian officials
The Embassy of Switzerland is hosting a press conference and poster exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Swiss-Egyptian development cooperation, throughout which some 700 million Swiss francs have been invested in more than 200 projects to boost infrastruc
Dorian was a Category 5 hurricane - the highest on the five-level wind scale - when it hit the northern Bahamas, leaving a trail of destruction and killing at least 20 people.
The Swiss Development Cooperation, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Youth and Sport , and in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is launching a Clickfunding campaign to support the in
The Egyptian government, in cooperation with the Swiss embassy in Cairo and the IOM, calling for fund raising for migrants, who seek achieving projects they dream of.
Three of the migrants were rescued, Alarabiya Alhadath reported.