Social Protection

Sisi orders improving project efficiency to enhance budget indicators, reduce deficit

Sun, 24 Dec 2023 - 03:42 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has directed to continue enhancing project implementation efficiency, aiming to improve the indicators of the general budget and reduce the overall budget deficit.

What Egypt’s donation-based Tahya Misr Fund achieved in 9 years

Sat, 12 Aug 2023 - 12:40 GMT

Sisi ordered enhancing the fund’s role in supporting the vulnerable groups and improving their living standards.

Egypt's expenditure on social care, protection rises to 9.5% of GDP in 2022

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 - 01:36 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj highlighted Tuesday that Egypt's expenditure on social care, protection and development rose to 9.5 percent of the GDP in 2022.

Egyptian politicians put forward proposals on consolidating social protection

Tue, 16 May 2023 - 05:47 GMT

Representatives of political parties presented Tuesday at the National Dialogue sessions their visions on enhancing social protection and eradicating poverty.

National Dialogue to discuss social protection programmes, tourism map of Egypt

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 01:19 GMT

The National Dialogue will discuss Tuesday a number of topics pertaining to economic affairs.

NACDW: A building block in Egyptian civil society governance

Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 04:32 GMT

Egypt’s 2014 constitution stipulated the right to social protection, which guarantees achieving social justice and decent lives for all citizens.

PM: IMF welcomes Egypt's social protection program, does not force state to take measures harming citizens

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 07:39 GMT

The International Monetary Fund (IFM) welcomes the government's social protection programs and does not force the state to take measures that harm Egyptian citizens, affirmed Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli on Thursday.

Egyptian president instructs government to prepare bundle of financial measures to face global economic downturn

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 11:02 GMT

While checking the FY2022/2023 draft budget, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government to immediately prepare a bundle of financial and social protection measures.

Egypt’s poverty receded amid social protection policies: solidarity minister

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 07:11 GMT

Qabbaj said the state managed through three years of hard work to turn from traditional social care policies which have failed to meet the citizens’ basic needs toward comprehensive policies of social protection.

Egypt reports 168 coronavirus cases, 13 deaths in 24 hours

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 11:31 GMT

As many as 808 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 84,969 so far, the spokesman said.

Egypt’s citizens budget guide shows increase in health, education allocations

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

The guide confirms a rise in government spending on education and health to 6 percent and 3 percent of the gross domestic product respectively.

Sisi urges decent life for individuals on World Population Day

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 11:40 GMT

Cairo hosted the International Conference on Population and Development in 1994.

Four main aspects of state expenditure in draft budget

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 11:52 GMT

The draft budget demonstrates that the state expenditure will be LE1.424 trillion recording an increase of 10.6 percent compared to the current fiscal year.

Sisi praises social protection system, aspires for more ‘Aman’ issuance

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 11:29 GMT

President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi said that he was “delighted” with the implementation of a social protection system that covers the poor and the needy.

Ghada Wali meets World Food Program delegation

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 10:12 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali met on Thursday with a visiting delegation of the World Food Program (WFP).

LE 72M allocated for social protection program package

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 03:58 GMT

The value of the social protection program package announced by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for 2017/18 budget estimated at LE 72 billion.

Billions of pounds allocated to the poor in new budget

Mon, 15 May 2017 - 07:30 GMT

The government is taking a handful of measures to protect the poor in the new budget for the fiscal year 2017/2018, which starts on July 1.