World Bank

Egypt, WB discuss project to manage air pollution in Greater Cairo

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:55 GMT

The meeting, which was held via video conference, was also attended by the ministers of international cooperation and environment.

WB provides cash assistance to poor, vulnerable households in Jordan

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Informal workers are being particularly impacted and have no access to formal social protection schemes.

Declaration of Principles on Renaissance Dam is 'exclusive agreement' binding Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan together: intl. law expert

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 08:50 GMT

Each state must respect the sanctity of international treaties affirmed in Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties signed in 1969, the professor of general international law stipulates.

Statement of Int'l Coop. Ministry on World Bank's $400M fund to Egypt

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 03:25 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation announced Wednesday the approval of the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors to provide Egypt with $400 million.

World Bank offers Egypt $400M to fund new health insurance system

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 02:25 GMT

This is part of the emergency response project to address coronavirus pandemic; to support the Egyptian government’s efforts to implement the universal health insurance system.

World Bank lends Egypt $400 mln to boost health system

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 12:15 GMT

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors on Tuesday approved a USD 400 million project to boost the comprehensive health insurance system in Egypt.

Egypt sticks to US, World Bank-brokered document on Ethiopian Dam: statement

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 10:02 GMT

A meeting for irrigation ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Wednesday has agreed to resume negotiations and reach a final agreement that takes into consideration the mutual interests of the countries involved, as well as international resolutions a

WB approves $50M for Egypt within new Fast Track COVID-19 Facility

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 08:40 GMT

Minister Al-Mashat stated, "increased coordinated action to expedite healthcare spending and pave the way for an inclusive post-COVID economic recovery is a national priority."

Sudan walks right path in GERD crisis, says Egyptian Strategic Studies Center

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 02:54 GMT

Okasha said the Sudanese move brings the matter to its proper path, which relies on cooperation and negotiation.

Egypt discusses private sector role with int’l financial institutions

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 01:52 GMT

The meeting was attended by officials from World Bank (WB), IFC, European Investment Bank (EIB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and African Development Bank (AfDB).

Egypt’s Cabinet approves number of decrees including WB financing, prisoners' pardoning

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 03:44 GMT

Egypt's Cabinet approved, Wednesday, proceeding with the measures needed to obtain concessional financing from the World Bank to help support the country’s health insurance system.

Cabinet approves measures to get concessional financing from WB to support health insurance system

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 02:28 GMT

The cabinet also approved authorizing the Egyptian Railway Authority to make limited agreements with a number of foreign specialized companies.

WB: Egypt sees strong economic growth rates

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 - 03:03 GMT

The report showed that Egypt achieved a growth rate of 5.6 percent in the 2018/19 fiscal year, upping from 5.3 percent in the fiscal year 2017/18.

Egyptian minister attends WBG's 'Mobilization for Africa' meeting

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 03:23 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat participated Friday in a meeting titled "Mobilization for Africa" within World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings 2020.

Egypt participates in World Bank/IMF's development committee meeting

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 02:56 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat participated Friday in the video conference of the development committee.

ِAl-Mashat discusses with Egypt's development partners advancing mutual cooperation in face of COVID-19

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 07:57 GMT

The meeting was with more than 100 professionals representing heads of country offices, development professionals from bilateral partners as well as multilateral development organizations.

World Bank offers Egypt $7.9m to fund its measures against COVID-19

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 10:52 GMT

"The World Bank is mobilizing quickly to support Egypt’s emergency response activities and the implementation of a preventive plan to confront the COVID-19 outbreak," said Marina Wes.

World Bank funds developing countries by $150B to fight coronavirus

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 03:25 GMT

Malbas added that the poorest countries should be allowed to focus their resources on their health responses to the current crisis.

WB offers Egypt $500M to provide housing units for low income

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 06:14 GMT

The fund also targets to strengthen the capacity of the Social Housing Fund and support real estate finance in designing policies and coordinating programs in the social housing sector.

Egypt, World Bank probe project to combat climate change impact

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Minister of Planning Hala el Saaed probed Thursday with a mission from the World Bank a project to combat air pollution and climate change impacts.