80 Swiss companies operate in Egypt: ambassador

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 03:12 GMT

Swiss Ambassador to Cairo Yvonne Baumann made the statement Thursday at a meeting of the Egyptian-Swiss Business Association.

Brazil face Swiss without Neymar but with host of young talent

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Brazil will face Switzerland on Monday without their talisman Neymar, ruled out by an ankle injury suffered in their opening 2-0 win against Serbia at the World Cup on Thursday, but with a host of young talent to step in for him.

Statue of goddess Isis recovered from Switzerland

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 12:06 GMT

The events of this case date back to November 2018.

Preparations underway to repatriate Egyptian artifacts smuggled to Switzerland: foreign ministry

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 02:09 GMT

The smuggled artifacts have been already handed over to Egypt’s Ambassador to Switzerland Wael Gad from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture in August last year, the ministry said in a statement.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities minister convenes with Swiss ambassador to Cairo to discuss enhancing joint cooperation

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 12:18 GMT

Enani began the meeting by welcoming the Swiss Ambassador, stressing the close relations between Egypt and Switzerland in various fields.

Swiss Ambassador for Climate praises Egypt’s efforts to reduce plastic waste, welcomes cooperation in environment issues

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 01:31 GMT

The meeting was held to discuss ways of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment, and to prepare for the upcoming COP27 climate conference, in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of leaders of concerned bodies.

Switzerland cancels quarantine requirement for arrivals from Egypt, 4 other countries

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 04:42 GMT

The Swiss government announced on Friday canceling the quarantine requirement for arrivals in Switzerland from Egypt, the UK, Malawi, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic.

Egypt, Switzerland discuss strengthening joint relations bet. both countries

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 05:33 GMT

Al-Mashat welcomed the delegation of businessmen and investors, stressing the close bilateral relations between the two countries, and the numerous potential cooperation opportunities. As Egypt aims to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development across fields, the Minister explained the economic developments in Egypt, and that the country plans to continue investing in its infrastructure, and in embracing the green transformation in preparations to host the United Nations Climate Change conference (COP 27).

Number of German flights to Egypt's Marsa Alam to become 18 weekly starting Nov. 6

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 02:22 GMT

Marsa Alam currently is the destination of 21 Ukrainian flights per week.

Ongoing development cooperation portfolio bet. Egypt, Switzerland hits $59.06M

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 11:54 GMT

Development cooperation consists of grants to finance 7 projects, in the fields of industry, urban development, drinking water, housing, waste management, communications and health.

Trade exchange between Egypt, Switzerland hits $960M in 2020

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:25 GMT

Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea met with Swiss Ambassador Paul Garnier Wednesday to map a vision on cooperation in the sectors of trade and investment.

WHO: 81,475,053 coronavirus infections registered worldwide in 2020

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The number has increased by more than 692,000 over the past day, RT channel reported Friday, citing data from the WHO.

In Pics: Egyptian expats in Switzerland celebrate 47th anniversary of October War Victory

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 01:27 GMT

Egyptian community association in Switzerland has organized an event at the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Geneva to celebrate the 47th anniversary of October War Victory.

Hurghada Int’l Airport receives 1st Swiss Company Chair flight

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 02:41 GMT

Hurghada International Airport received the first flight of the Swiss Company Chair airline, GM3506 Airbus A319, coming from Zurich, Switzerland.

WHO says widespread coronavirus vaccinations are not expected until mid-2021

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 04:01 GMT

None of the candidate vaccines in advanced clinical trials so far has demonstrated a "clear signal" of efficacy at the level of at least 50% sought by the WHO.

Rangers sign Swiss striker Itten on four-year deal

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 06:51 GMT

Rangers have signed Switzerland striker Cedric Itten from St Gallen on a four-year deal, the Scottish club said on Tuesday.

Egypt obtains $90.49M from Switzerland from 2017-2020

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 06:13 GMT

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).

WHO asserts coronavirus 'is natural in origin'

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 09:57 GMT

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.

COVID-19: Humanitarian air deliveries to Africa ramped up with dispatch from UN's new cargo hub in Belgium

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 04:11 GMT

"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.

Number of Egyptians stranded in Switzerland being counted- consulate

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 10:56 GMT

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.