Ration Cards

Egypt’s president boosts exceptional ration card support for the most needy

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 10:20 GMT

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.

Egypt contemplates supplying 1.5M tons of local rice on ration cards

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.

After decades of ration cards: Egypt makes first step to eliminate in-kind subsidies

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 02:11 GMT

It is noted that ration cards are issued for families, covering the husband, wife, and children, if any, but not individuals.

Egypt's Cabinet denies removing 14 million beneficiaries from ration card system

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 10:53 GMT

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.

Ration cards return to 3rd group of eliminated citizens, Sat: Supply Min. Advisor

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 02:06 GMT

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.

Addressing Parliament, Garhy speaks on subsidies, taxes, deficit

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 02:52 GMT

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 denies gov't plans to withdraw ration cards of people with EGP 2500

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 01:30 GMT

(IDSC) denied on Tuesday rumors about the government's plan to withdraw ration cards from citizens whose income stands at EGP 2500 or more.

Sugar prices reduced on sufficient stocks

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 10:24 GMT

The price of subsidized sugar will be reduced from LE 10 to LE 9.5 per kilo as of September.

Ration cards items tripled as of August: official

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 01:10 GMT

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.

Gov’t provides housing units as part of larger safety net

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 04:28 GMT

The second phase of ‘Sotra’ project kicks off today, aiming to provide the country’s poorest with housing units.

Parliament considers cash subsidies instead of in-kind ones

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 - 12:24 GMT

Head of Planning and Budget Committee says subsidies’ beneficiaries can be divided into tranches; high, medium and low.

MPs consider doubling food subsidies next year: Bakry

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 02:20 GMT

Some parliament want to propose increasing food subsidy allocations to LE 40-50 per card, Parliamentarian Mostafa Bakry said Wednesday.

Government increases ration card subsidies to 14 EGP

Tue, 09 May 2017 - 06:59 GMT

The allocation of 1 billion EGP to increase the subsidies on ration cards to 14 EGP per individual.

Egypt to increase ration card allotment by four pounds

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 - 01:24 GMT

The Egyptian Supply Ministry is planning to increase ration card allotment per person to from 21 to 25 EGP per month.