Egypt sets strategies to lure investments into specific sectors: GAFI chairman

Mon, 07 Aug 2023 - 05:32 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) Hossam Heiba told press Monday that strategies are being set to bolster specific sectors.

7 violations to Egypt's Civil Society Bill that incur fines worth tens of thousands of pounds

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:26 GMT

Article 95 of the legal bill regulating civil work in Egypt designates seven types of violations to the license issuance conditions.

Egyptian Cabinet legalizes new batch of unlicensed churches, affiliated buildings

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 03:43 GMT

The status and requests of that batch have been examined, since January 6, by the committee in charge.

No more queues: Egyptians to have licenses issued in minutes from mobile units

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 10:36 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Interior deployed a number of mobile traffic units on streets to issue licenses for citizens in a bid to reduce congestion and remove burden off citizens.

Prosecution receives order to demolish Giza building over license violations

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 03:54 GMT

The Giza building that caught a massive fire for more than 72 hours, will be demolished after authorities revealed that building is unlicensed.

Egypt collects LE16B in reconciliation fees on unlicensed buildings

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 01:41 GMT

The ministry is still processing the latest of the 2.6 million requests it has received.

Reconciliation requests over construction violations in Egypt surpass 2.3M

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The government had extended the deadline for submitting requests pushing it from September 30 to October 30.

Egypt's PM strips municipal authorities of right to issue construction licenses, gives it to universities

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 10:10 GMT

The prime minister declared the decision in a meeting displaying proposed specifications, terms, and conditions pertinent to constructions and urban planning at Cairo, Giza, and Alexandria.

Egypt demolishes almost 26K unlicensed buildings in 65 days

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Also, huge amounts of garbage were collected.

Issuance of private construction licenses in Egypt suspended for 6 months

Tue, 26 May 2020 - 12:52 GMT

The suspension includes licenses for modifications in the buildings like adding floors and expansions.

88 unlicensed churches, service buildings granted legal status

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 03:27 GMT

Eight-eight unlicensed churches and affiliated service buildings have been granted approval to legalize their status.

Uber battles to keep London license in court appeal

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 - 07:57 GMT

It has changed its senior management and apologized for mistakes.

EFG Hermes’ subsidiary receives license to offer factoring services

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 10:45 GMT

EFG Hermes has allocated an initial LE 250 million to operate the new venture.

Uber boss to meet London transport chief in bid to keep license

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 08:17 GMT

Uber’s new global boss Dara Khosrowshahi will meet London’s transport regulator on Tuesday in a bid to keep the company's license in London.

Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 11:31 GMT

U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city.

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 11:14 GMT

London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week.

IDA grants licenses to 923 industrial entities in 5 months

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 05:39 GMT

Under the new Industrial Permits Act, the time needed to obtain an industrial license was reduced to 30 days, from more than 300 days.

Go Bus’s license may be suspended after Al-Alamein accident

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 11:21 GMT

Go Bus’s license may be suspended after six people were killed and 20 others were injured in a collision with a truck along Al-Alamein road in North Coast.