Egypt among first countries to establish gender equality units at work

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 02:02 GMT

The Directorate of Manpower in Ismailia organized a symposium Tuesday under the title: “Gender Equality and Elimination of Violence”, as part of a series of workshops initiated by the Gender Equality Unit in the Directorate, at the Future Vocational Training Center.

Manpower minister urges Egyptians to register requests for work in Libya

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 10:16 GMT

Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan has said that Egyptian workers wishing to join the labor market in Libya should first be registered in an integrated database that is part of an e-linkage system launched between the two Arab countries on Monday.

New e-system launched to regulate entry of Egyptian workers into Libya labor market

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 12:12 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, announced the launch of the electronic system with Libya to regulate the entry of Egyptian workers to the Libyan labor market in a legitimate manner according to legal procedures.

UN resident coordinator in Egypt praises ‘Haya Karima’ projects that raise living standards of millions of citizens

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 10:01 GMT

UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova praised the projects implemented under “Haya Karima” initiative that serves the needy villages across Egypt, expressing her desire to participate in the initiative’s projects.

Egypt, Bahrain talk ways of enhancing relations in fields of labor, development

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 12:02 GMT

The meeting tackled ways to advance bilateral relations in the labor and development fields, according to Bahrain News Agency.

Egypt fires official in Manpower Ministry over "derogatory comments" about Kuwaiti emir

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 04:39 GMT

Assistant to the minister of manpower has been relieved of his duties because of "derogatory comments" about the emir of Kuwait after the Egyptian ambassador in the Gulf country was summoned by the Kuwaiti government.

Irregular workers to receive 2nd installment of presidential grant before Eidul Fitr

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 06:24 GMT

The EGP 500 monthly grant is announced to help irregular workers to surpass the consequences of the coronavirus.

1.2M Egyptian irregular workers apply for emergency allowance in 1 week

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 03:34 GMT

Sunday only marked 500,000 applications which will be reviewed to evaluate eligibility.

Manpower min. opens annual job forum expected to offer 3,500 opportunities

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 12:50 GMT

Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan opened on Saturday the annual job forum that is organized by the Higher Institute of Qualitative Studies in Cairo’s Heliopolis.

Manpower Min. appoints 1,777 youth, 21 with special needs

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 10:36 GMT

In March 2019, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved the issuance of Law No. 11 of 2019 of the National Council of People with Disabilities.

Cairo, IOM probe means of limiting illegal immigration

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 03:00 GMT

Mohamed Saafan discussed with Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Laura Thompson the future of bilateral cooperation.

Ipsos office in Cairo closed per gov't order - Reuters

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 02:02 GMT

Egypt's Manpower Ministry ordered the closure of leading market research firm Ipsos's Cairo office, citing workplace health and safety violations.

Parliament reduces foreigners’ work permit fee in new law

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 06:29 GMT

The fee of foreigners’ work permits in Egypt will range from 5,000-30,000 EGP, rather than a maximum of 50,000 EGP, as earlier proposed by the government.