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'Elimination of terrorism wasn’t merely security work': Egyptian Armed Forces spox

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 11:09 GMT

The spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Colonel Gharib Abdel Hafez, stated in a phone-in Saturday evening that the elimination of terrorism over the past years was not merely a security work.

Egyptian municipal authorities help create 123K job opportunities in rural villages

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 11:32 GMT

A press statement issued by the Ministry of Local Development on Wednesday indicated the top five governorates that received funds through the programme.

Plan of 2nd phase of Decent Life initiative presented in Cabinet meeting

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 05:36 GMT

Gad al-Karim pointed out that 96 percent of land plots required by the whole initiative have been made available by the concerned governmental entities.

Beneficiaries of pilot phase of Decent Life initiative record 4.5M Egyptians

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The pilot phase alone is worth LE5.4 billion ($337.5 million), and had as beneficiaries 4.5 million citizens.

330 Egyptians ask for government help to rehabilitate their vulnerable-to-collapse homes

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 12:37 GMT

Those live in low-income rural villages.

53K micro enterprises funded within 1st phase of Decent Life initiative

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 01:04 GMT

That is through the Ministry of Social Solidarity and civil associations to enhance the living conditions of beneficiaries.

Bread: types of Egyptians' indispensable food

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 05:19 GMT

Egyptians consume 18 million tons of wheat per annum, producing around half the quantity and importing the rest.

Egypt's First Lady greets youths working at 'Decent Life' initiative on International Day for Poverty Eradication

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 01:33 GMT

October 17 was marked as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in 1992.

Official discloses number of rural villages to be developed by mid-2022 within Egypt's 'Decent Life'

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:38 GMT

The budget allocated to the initiative is LE700 billion, and the number of beneficiaries is 58 million.

Egyptian ministry publishes photos of under-progress projects within 'Decent Life'

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 02:04 GMT

The total number of villages targeted by the initiative is 4,600 lying across 20 governorates.

Egypt's 'Decent Life' to introduce natural gas in 4M rural households

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 10:22 GMT

Within "Decent Life" initiative, natural gas will be introduced in four million households located in 1,337 villages extending pipes over 16,000 kilometers.

89% of budget spent on Decent Life initiative's 1 phase goes to Upper Egypt

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 04:45 GMT

The official elaborated that 94 percent of beneficiaries live in Upper Egypt.

Haya Karima social initiative expanded to improve lives in hundreds of rural settlements

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 06:35 GMT

More than 95 percent of the targets of the first phase of Haya Karima initiative has been accomplished in 143 villages, head of the project, Mohamed Abdel Fattah, said Wednesday.

'Given the big budget allocated to rural development, the outcome better be satisfactory,' Egypt's Pres. addressing officials

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:58 GMT

The project – worth LE500 million – covers 1,500 villages housing 50-55 million dwellers, who compose half of the Egyptian population.

Egypt allocates LE500M to connecting households in rural areas to wastewater networks

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 12:00 GMT

The first batch is worth LE50 million.

Unprotected women breadwinners beating tough circumstances

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt Today met with a number of female breadwinners who were forced to work under hard circumstances to earn a living.

US, British families experience life in Fowa, Kafr el-Sheikh

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

U.S. and British families visited Fowa town in Kafr el-Sheikh governorate in April, where they experienced Egyptian rural life, culture and handicraft.

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