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.

Cooperation portfolio bet. Egypt, Switzerland reaches €48M

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 03:27 GMT

Mashat clarified that the cooperation comes in the fields of communications, urban planning, drinking water, sanitation, textile, health and environment.

Egypt, Switzerland sign 3 MoUs to enhance investment

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 01:15 GMT

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.

High-level Swiss delegation visits Cairo

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 09:51 GMT

Parmelin will be accompanied by a large Swiss delegation, composed of Members of Parliament, government officials and numerous business leaders.

Economic cooperation bet. Egypt, Switzerland hits 86M Swiss francs in 3 yrs

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 02:31 GMT

Switzerland has contributed to the provision of grants to Egypt by around 700 million Swiss francs, which helped in implementing 200 projects.

Euro zone bond yields jump as Sweden ditches negative interest rates

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:33 GMT

That rebound coincides with improved economic data and signals from major central banks that they are on pause for now.

Egypt, Switzerland probe new cooperation strategy until 2024

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 01:12 GMT

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.

Egypt, Switzerland ink MoU on mine clearance

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 02:43 GMT

The MoU was signed by Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and GICHD Director Stefano Toscano.

Military production, Swiss TCG sign MoU to convert waste into energy

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 12:06 GMT

The signing ceremony was attended by Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawi and Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad.

More refugees arrive at Iraq in week of northeastern Syria violence

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 11:59 GMT

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.