Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ordered boosting the exceptional support provided to the most needy on ration cards from LE 100 to LE 300.
The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.
It is noted that ration cards are issued for families, covering the husband, wife, and children, if any, but not individuals.
The center indicated that it contacted the Ministry of Supply which dismissed as groundless such reports and asserted that no citizen has been removed from the lists.
Madkour clarified that the systems are being updated and that the missing information will be added, enabling the ministry to distribute the cards for spending for December.
The Finance Minister addressed on Tuesday a general session at the parliament to discuss the final account of the state budget for fiscal year 2016/17.
(IDSC) denied on Tuesday rumors about the government's plan to withdraw ration cards from citizens whose income stands at EGP 2500 or more.
The price of subsidized sugar will be reduced from LE 10 to LE 9.5 per kilo as of September.
The increase in available products comes to allow users to get subsidized products as per their desires, head of the Food Industries Holding Company says.
The second phase of ‘Sotra’ project kicks off today, aiming to provide the country’s poorest with housing units.
Head of Planning and Budget Committee says subsidies’ beneficiaries can be divided into tranches; high, medium and low.
Some parliament want to propose increasing food subsidy allocations to LE 40-50 per card, Parliamentarian Mostafa Bakry said Wednesday.
The allocation of 1 billion EGP to increase the subsidies on ration cards to 14 EGP per individual.
The Egyptian Supply Ministry is planning to increase ration card allotment per person to from 21 to 25 EGP per month.