The Ministry of Interior released on Saturday a statement detailing its achievements over one week.
This comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to combat crime in all forms, especially in the field of drug trafficking.
A total of 256 cafes, 9 educational centers and 9,912 shops have been shut down due to violations of anti-Covid-19 measures, while 66,836 public transport drivers have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask.
Around 269 million people used drugs worldwide in 2018, which is 30 percent more than in 2009, while over 35 million people suffer from drug use disorders.
An Egyptian engineer who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia in 2017 on charges of smuggling drugs to the Kingdom was acquitted of charges, his brother told Egypt Today, saying the ruling is almost final.
Egypt approved proposals to conduct clinical trials to help develop a treatment for the virus, said director for communicable diseases in the World Health Organization’s regional office.
They also succeeded in seizing 1,027 pieces of firearms, 850,000 bullets, 206 gun magazines, six binoculars (field glasses) and 105 kg of explosives.
Waly was also chosen to succeed Yury Fedotov of Russia as director-general of the UN Office at Vienna (UNOV).
United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Ms. Waly will also serve as Director‑General of the Uni
That has resulted in the arrest of 55 defendants.
The ministry said those who mistreated the patient must be held accountable.
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The arrested persons are foreigners who rented a house in Dar al-Salam district, a blue-collar area southern Cairo.
The Ministry conducted prior investigations and arrested a group of drug dealers while they were trying to bring the drugs into the country in the Red Sea, the statement added.
Gomaa called Wednesday for withdrawing the driving licenses of drug abusers and addicts to preserve the safety of people.
By doing this, Egypt aims to do two things: Reduce the amount of accidents and tackle the drug problem in Egypt.
Ghada Wali stressed on Saturday that the drivers on the high and internal roads of Damietta are being tested for drugs.
Egyptian authorities at Nuewiba port thwarted an attempt to smuggle large amounts of drugs hidden inside a Syrian apple consignment.
After receiving information on the arrival of a container of drugs, the directorate monitored the container and arrested the gang.
"Companies are legally obliged to withdraw expired medicines from the market."