Rania Al Mashat

Egypt provided $ 9.8B in financing for development projects during 2020

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 03:03 GMT

Al-Mashat clarified that $ 6.7 billion out of the funding was secured to finance sovereign projects and $ 3.1 billion was to support the private sector.

EBRD's current portfolio in Egypt records €4.4B

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 03:58 GMT

She added that the Ministry of Transport benefits the most from current funds, at €721 million.

Egypt, France sign 3 financing agreements worth €715.6M in December: Al-Mashat

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 03:02 GMT

This came during A-Mashat’s meeting with a delegation from the French Treasury to follow up on the status of current projects and harness new opportunities in Egypt-France’s cooperation to provide development financing for green recovery, transportation, housing, sanitation, and health.

Egypt works to consolidate int'l partnerships to expand private sector participation in development efforts: Mashat

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 01:49 GMT

She noted that Ministry of International Cooperation is working to push forward in this particular direction through international partnerships with multilateral and bilateral development partners

Mashat: Putting policies in place to help women during Covid is something Egypt has prioritised

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 04:47 GMT

The minister's remarks were made at a virtual meeting at the World Economic Forum on Monday. The WEF panel session focused on the challenges women have faced since the start of the Covid crisis.

Int'l Cooperation Min. makes strides in structural reforms, project monitoring in 2020: Al-Mashat

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 05:00 GMT

This came during Al-Mashat’s presentation of the results of the periodic monitoring of development projects that were implemented throughout the year 98 percent of the projects are on the right track in implementation with no constraints

Misr Company for Entrepreneurship pumps LE104M in investments during 2020

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 01:23 GMT

These investments include LE 72.4 million direct investments in 6 companies and LE 31.4 million in indirect investments in a business accelerator.

Egypt’s Int'l Coop. Minister shares message of cooperation in World Economic Report 19/20

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 04:18 GMT

This came during Al-Mashat sharing a message of cooperation and public-private collaboration in the World Economic Forum’s 2020 report, highlighting the forum’s activities and initiatives she took part in to push Egypt’s development forward.

Egyptian private sector engagement will be key theme for 2021: Al-Mashat on Bloomberg

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 04:07 GMT

With a third of total development financing dedicated to the private sector in 2020, totaling $3.1 billion out of $9.8 billion, Al-Mashat underlined that this is an opportunity to showcase Egypt’s past successes in securing development financing

Egypt signs $252M financing agreements for education in 2020

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 03:07 GMT

The ministry secured 4 grants from the United States of America; $15 million for the Basic Education Development Program in the second phase.

Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation, South Korean amb. explore new avenues of bilateral cooperation for 2021

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 12:01 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, and Ambassador of South Korea to Egypt, Hong Yin Wook, discussed future avenues of bilateral cooperation for 2021 and the status of ongoing projects in the current year; reaffirming unwavering commitment to deepen bilateral relations between the two countries.

Innovation crucial to promote green recovery after COVID-19: Al-Mashat

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 01:37 GMT

“The potential for a green recovery and environmentally conscious investments are finding their way into the spotlight, which pushes for a globalized agenda as ESG principles are now rules that all governments and companies must follow."

Egypt puts people at heart of green economy transition: Mashat

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 08:25 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation Rania el Mashat said she has put all her support behind the push for cooperation around a green and circular economy.

Pushing envelope through gender parity, inclusion, economic Mobility: Min.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:51 GMT

These came during the virtual Women Working For Change (WFC): The Summit organized by the Africa CEO Forum and co-hosted by International Finance Corporation (IFC), on November 24 under the theme “Imagine tomorrow. Change today”.

German Parliament approves Egypt's 3rd tranche of debt swap program for development worth €80M

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 11:33 GMT

This came during Al-Mashat’s virtual meeting with Director General of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Claudia Farning,

Civil society is key partner in Egypt’s int'l financing projects: Al-Mashat

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:35 GMT

This came during a meeting held between Al-Mashat, and Minister of Social Solidarity Nevin Al-Kabbaj, to discuss expanding cooperation in regards to increasing international development financing to support Egypt’s civil society and expand social protection programs.

Egypt made huge strides towards more open, inclusive, responsive development cooperation: Al-Mashat

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 02:31 GMT

This is to ensure that all projects between development partners are streamlined and effectively coordinated; adopting a consistent Global Partnerships Narrative People&Projects&Purpose (P&P&P); and mapping ODA financing to SDGs for all projects with multilateral and bilateral development partners.

Egypt’s strategy to reinvigorate green growth was pushed forward through public-private dialogue: Al-Mashat

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 04:53 GMT

This twin-track approach integrates green growth in Egypt’s national development plans through national and international-level actions, Al-Mashat added.

Egypt’s Int’l Min. participates in Virtual Egypt Week, reviews Egypt’s key principles of economic diplomacy

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The minister referred to Egypt’s growth rate despite the recession caused by COVID-19 pandemic, referring to the expectations for Egypt to hit 5 percent growth rate during 2021.

Egypt’s partnership with the United Nations remains indispensable: Min.

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 03:34 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Chair Periodic Meeting of Steering Committee for the Partnership Development Framework with the United Nations