The initiative includes 100 projects aimed at upgrading the skills of workers in the sector.
The average number of public employees tested for drug use daily is 2,000.
Minister of Immigraiton Nabila Makram Abdel-Shaheed announced that the ministry has followed closely the case of the Egyptian engineer, "Ali Abu Al-Qasim," who had his death sentence reduced to 25 years in prison in Saudi Arabia.
The official elaborated that 13,000 of those are aged below 18.
Ministry of Interior managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle 11 million tablets of Captagon drug inside a container in Damietta Sea Port as part of the efforts of the ministry’s agencies to combat crimes in all its forms.
The decision follows an incident that was videotaped by a passenger, and went viral on social media.
In a fire exchange, two criminal elements convicted in illegal drug trade cases were killed.
The construction works of a court that will house Men's Handball World Championship taking place on January 14-31 are completed by 95 percent.
After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.
The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.
The Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs said that there is no drug for the COVID-19, but Avigan helps patients recover fast.
The container came from Syria, and arrived at East Port Said port under the company called AH for import and export.
The Drug Information Center launched the initiative to preserve patients’ health and rationalize the consumption of medicines.
Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers Council Mohamed Ben Ali Koman has raised the alarm about the problems of illegal drugs.
Those were implicated in killing an officer in Sharkia governorate while he was chasing them after they had committed car robbery.
Although it has medical uses, it can be used in manufacturing explosives, cocaine and methylcathinone.
The ministry pointed out that drug tests are limited to employees of the state's administrative apparatus.
Wali said five new drug addiction treatment centers will open this year, thus raising the total number of centers to 27.
The cabinet media center had dismissed as groundless reports on performing random drug tests on all citizens.
An official explained that 79 percent of crimes committed were driven by substance use.