Egypt secures $230 million in budget support from Japan

Tue, 30 Apr 2024 - 09:49 GMT

Minister Maait revealed that the financing agreement with Japan follows the successful completion of the International Monetary Fund's efforts to increase the loan's value to Egypt.

Egyptian, Japanese FMs discuss Gaza crisis in phone call

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 01:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Thursday a phone call from his Japanese counterpart Yoko Kamikawa.

North Korea v Japan World Cup qualifier called off - AFC

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 - 11:43 GMT

According to a report from Kyodo News, North Korea, which has no formal diplomatic relations with Tokyo, decided not to stage the match in Pyongyang over worries about infectious diseases in Japan.

Egyptian, Japanese firms to co-produce atmospheric water generator

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 - 01:53 GMT

The two sides had been developing a prototype over a year.

Japanese Mitsui invests in Wadi to expand its agribusiness operations in Egypt

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 04:30 GMT

The main objective of this agreement is to enhance the production of breeding chickens, as well as the processing of broilers and the manufacturing of processed food

Japanese FM briefs Egyptian counterpart on G7 discussions on Gaza crisis

Wed, 15 Nov 2023 - 12:53 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday a phone call from his Japanese counterpart Yoko Kamikawa.

Japan’s Peace Boat hoists ‘Stop Killing Gaza’ banner during voyage to Port Said

Wed, 08 Nov 2023 - 02:04 GMT

A Japanese ship named "Peace Boat" with around 2,000 passengers on board is scheduled to arrive in Port Said on Wednesday, with plans to spend one day in Egypt.

Egypt, Japan explore investment opportunities

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 11:32 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Hala El Said met with a delegation of Japanese investors led by Kanazawa Yukio, the owner of Titan Capital and Mizuha Company.

President Sisi receives phone calls from Spanish, Japanese PMs on Gaza Strip

Tue, 17 Oct 2023 - 03:48 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday phone calls from Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

Egypt, Jordan, Japan FMs hold 1st meeting of trilateral consultation mechanism

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 09:18 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi held on Tuesday the first meeting of the trilateral consultation mechanism.

FM Shoukry says Japan has special place in Arab world, announce resuming direct flights to Tokyo as of Sept. 14

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 07:11 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday that Japan has a special place in the Arab world, thanks to its well-balanced positions and centuries-old ties with Arab countries.

Cabinet announces upcoming issuance of Samurai bonds

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 - 02:54 GMT

This will be the second time that Egypt will issue Samurai bonds, having previously issued Samurai bonds worth $500 million back in 2022, considered the first of their kind in Egypt and the Middle East

Egypt, Japanese university cooperate to modernize agriculture in New Valley

Sun, 27 Aug 2023 - 10:16 GMT

The project's framework will be set during a visit by the university's delegation scheduled for September.

Japanese Otsuka establishes LE1.2B new plant in Egypt

Mon, 07 Aug 2023 - 02:08 GMT

Mohamed Abdel Karim, Chairman of the IDA, stated that the expected investments for the project exceed LE 1.2 billion to produce health supplements using the latest global technologies.

President Sisi ratifies Japanese loan to build Line 4 of Cairo Metro

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 02:19 GMT

The 41-million-yen loan is provided through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for the implementation of the first phase of Line 4 of the metro.

Egypt's Social Solidarity Ministry, JICA follow up on outcomes of joint early childhood education programme

Sun, 28 May 2023 - 03:03 GMT

The first phase targeted 413 nurseries located across eight governorates.

Egypt’s Factory 360 and Japan’s MIZUHA sign a joint manufacturing agreement

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 01:16 GMT

The agreement is to manufacture a prototype of KuSui, a device that generates water from the air using technology developed by the Japanese firm.

Sisi expresses strong interest in strengthening cooperation with Japan

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 01:26 GMT

The interview took place ahead of a meeting between Sisi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Egypt was the first stop on Kishida's four-nation tour of Africa.

JBIC, Egypt explore cooperation in green fuels and renewable energy

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 11:28 GMT

Both parties signed a non-binding agreement to explore cooperation in renewable energy and green fuels including ammonia and hydrogen.

Japan encourages its companies to invest in Egypt: Japanese diplomat

Mon, 01 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

Japanese Foreign Ministry Press Secretary Ono Hikariko asserted on Sunday that Egypt had become an attractive destination for investment and that the Egyptian economy had still great promising opportunities.