Upper Egypt

Egypt plans to localize silk industry at the hands of rural women

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 02:49 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj and Minister of Local Development Hisham Amena discussed Wednesday a plan to localize the silk industry in Upper Egypt.

385K micro enterprises in Upper Egypt receive funding worth LE1.17B

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 - 04:10 GMT

The funding was disbursed through 17 NGOs in Asyut, 16 in Sohag, and 15 in Qena.

Tragic end as man trapped in deep well in Upper Egypt dies; efforts underway to recover his body

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 - 01:09 GMT

Rescue operations, spanning long hours, were tirelessly carried out since that day. Sadly, his life was claimed by the somber depths before he could be rescued.

National Alliance for Civil Action provides large number of fishing boats to help fishermen in Qena

Mon, 11 Dec 2023 - 11:03 GMT

The National Alliance for Civil Action brings together more than 34 development and service entities to serve the people of the governorates and provide aid to those who need it.

UNICEF to implement water, sanitation projects in Upper Egypt over 3 years

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The initiative is worth $2.5 million.

Egypt's Bashtil Train Station completed, ready to enter service: source

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 03:44 GMT

A report by the Ministry of Transport released in July highlighted that Bashtil Train Station had a daily capacity of 250,000 passengers.

Government allocates LE 71.4 B in investments for Upper Egypt

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 - 12:09 GMT

The state treasury’s share of this money reached LE 31.3 billion, with 44% of these investments.

New Upper Egypt railway station cost LE 3.5 bln, to be opened in few days

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 02:44 GMT

Engineer Mohamed Amer, head of the Railway Authority, confirmed that the development work witnessed by the railway increased the number of trains entering Ramses station.

Western Luxor's hot air balloon rides halted for bad weather, strong wind

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 09:56 GMT

The civil aviation authority in western Luxor announced on Friday halting hot air balloon rides due to bad weather and strong winds to ensure safety of tourists.

Egyptian Transport Minister reveals inauguration date of Giza's Bashtil Train Station

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:59 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated in a phone-in Sunday that the "Egyptian Railway Station" located in Giza's Bashtil will be inaugurated in a month and a half.

Egypt's gov't directs investments of LE 71.4 bln to Upper Egypt's development

Fri, 07 Jul 2023 - 09:27 GMT

Egyptian government directed investments to the Upper Egypt regions, estimated at 71.4 billion pounds to develop the governorates of Upper Egypt during the new fiscal year of 2023/2024.

$5B wind farm to be built by Norway's Scatec in Egypt to produce 5GW of electricity annually

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 12:59 GMT

The New and Renewable Energy Authority will secure a land plot for Norway's Scatec ASA to build a wind farm western Sohag as per an agreement they signed Wednesday.

Egypt’s to be hit of weather disturbances wave

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 03:30 GMT

Egypt expected to be hit with wave of weather disturbances, on Wednesday according to The Climate Change Information Center.

Upper Egypt receives 65% of Haya Karima’s projects, New Sohag gets LE102M

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 10:57 GMT

About 65 percent of the first phase of Haya Karima initiative went to Upper Egypt, an area that had been neglected for decades. Some 63% of the total number of villages in the first phase, about 1477 villages, are located in Upper Egypt.

Egypt allocates LE56M to train, microfinance women in Upper Egypt

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 02:17 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity revealed Wednesday a project to train women in Menya, Qena, and Luxor governorates on business management, and finance their micro enterprises.

Egypt to witness gradual decrease in temperatures, light chances of rain

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 02:29 GMT

Egypt’s Meteorological Authority expects, Monday, a gradual decrease in temperatures that will continue during the coming few days, so that cold weather will prevail in the morning, hot in the daytime on Greater Cairo.

President Sisi directs to sponsor number of outstanding students from Upper Egypt in international universities

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 08:12 GMT

President Sisi’s directives were given in line with the state's policy to allow all citizens from across the republic to benefit from the best opportunities and services offered in the New Administrative Capital, said Presidential Spokesperson Ahmed Fahmy said in a statement.

Upper Egypt to host 4,000 KM of renewable energy projects

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 09:49 GMT

Some 4,000 kilometers in Upper Egypt are allocated to power-generating solar and wind stations, an official source in the Ministry of Electricity told Egypt Today Monday.

Upper Egypt receives vast majority of Haya Karima projects

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 07:46 GMT

Upper Egypt accounts for 96.8% of the total projects of Haya Karima initiative, according to a Wednesday study by the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies.

Egypt spends billions to develop Menya, launches projects aimed at self-sufficiency

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 - 05:14 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated Thursday a recycling and biofuel factory as well as an exemplary cattle farm located Western the governorate.