Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Sisi congratulates Iraqi president for assigning new PM to form gov’t

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 09:07 GMT

In a phone call, Sisi and Salih discussed the precautionary measures taken in both countries to face the spread of the novel coronavirus, the presidential spokesman said, and reviewed the possibility of exchanging data and expertise between the healthcare

Police raid on Cairo terrorist hideout: What you need to know

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 02:44 GMT

Yesterday, during the last hours before the dusk-to-dawn curfew, dwellers of the crowded Amiriya district were shocked by the sound of gunfire.

Pics: Coronavirus measures taken in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The measures include screening laborers, technicians and engineers before they enter their sites and maintaining social distancing.

Video: Sisi inspects preventive measures against coronavirus in construction site

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 04:25 GMT

The president affirmed the need to stick to preventive measures to avoid infection with the novel virus, including wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings.

Egypt took scientific procedures to defeat coronavirus: China

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 01:54 GMT

China’s Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang has affirmed that Egypt is able to overcome the crisis of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as soon as possible. Egypt has so far reported a total of 865 cases.

Egyptian president, PM review state’s efforts to fight COVID-19

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 04:40 GMT

The meeting was held a day after the Egyptian Ministry of Health recorded 54 new positive cases for COVID-19, raising the total toll to 710, including 157 recovered cases and 46 deaths.

Sisi offers condolences to Indonesian President over mother’s death

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sent a cable to his Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo, to extend condolences at the death of Widodo’s mother, 77, who passed away in Surakarta, Central Java, the Egyptian Presidency said.

WHO nominates Sisi, other leaders to take ‘Safe Hands’ challenge

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 03:20 GMT

World Health Organization’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his Twitter account has invited a number of world leaders including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to participate in the Safe Hands Challenge.

Sisi urges citizens to comply with coronavirus measures, stop overbuying

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:10 GMT

Sisi asked citizens to stick to instructions and stay at home for two weeks, to overcome the current health crisis and help limit infection.

State institutions take part in Egyptian strategy to fight coronavirus

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 02:17 GMT

As President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday ordered allocating billions for the national plan to combat coronavirus, the state authorities and institutions made announcements to help make the plan a success.

Sisi lauds people, government’s spirit in dealing with bad weather

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 04:25 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday said the Egyptian government and people have had firm determination in dealing with the recent wave of extremely hard weather disturbances, praising their “strong capability.”

Egyptian amb. hands Lebanese president message from Sisi

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 03:18 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Beirut Yasser Allawi handed Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun a message from President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Lebanese Presidency said on Twitter.

Sisi spares no effort in protecting women’s rights: Moushira Khattab

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 10:18 GMT

CEO of Kemet Boutros Ghali Foundation for Peace and Knowledge Moushira Khattab praised Wednesday the support of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the Egyptian women.

Sisi lauds unity gov’t formation in Juba as he meets S. Sudan’s VP

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 - 08:32 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Wednesday received James Wani Igga, vice president of South Sudan, in Cairo, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement, after the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) was established in South Sudan

Austrian National Council president hails Egypt’s counter-terrorism efforts

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 04:40 GMT

President of the Austrian National Council Wolfgang Sobotka on Monday met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and praised Egyptian efforts in eliminating terrorism, extremism and illegal immigration, Presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Sisi OKs OFID loan deal to implement grain storage project in Egypt

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 10:46 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree Thursday approving a loan agreement between Egypt and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) worth 14 million dollars set to establish grain storage facilities in Port Said.

Sisi condoles with Saudi king for death of Prince Talal

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 10:33 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi sent a cable to Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz condoling with him for the death of Prince Talal bin Abdel Aziz, presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said Thursday.

Sisi reviews plans to upgrade natural reserves, preserve biodiversity

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 12:10 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the involvement of the private sector and youth in the projects of the Environment Ministry, including the development of the infrastructure of the natural reserves, while preserving their biological diversity, the Pre

Sisi inaugurates new factories of military production company

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 01:44 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday inaugurated a number of new factories operating under Abu Zaabal Company for Specialized Industries, also known as “Military Factory 300” which produces weapons and ammunition.

French senator hails Sisi’s local, foreign efforts to achieve stability

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 10:24 GMT

President of the Senate’s Culture Committee Catherine Morin-Desailly expressed the Senate’s appreciation of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s development efforts, in a meeting with the president on Wednesday, the Presidency said in a statement.