Amiriya Press produces 1st batch of photocopy paper, begins Braille printing

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 10:44 GMT

Amiriya Press Egypt’s most prominent printing press, produced its first wave of photocopy paper, branded Tahya Misr, after the price of imported paper soared painfully after the devaluation of the pound.

Braille card system to be officially used in Egyptian Museums

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 01:31 GMT

Head of the Museums Sector Elham Salah stated that the use of such cards promotes communication and sustainable development.

Braille ballot allows Egypt's Blind debut vote in referendum unassisted

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 09:58 GMT

On the first day of the referendum on constitutional amendments and for the first time, Egyptians cast their votes on Braille.

NEA to print Braille ballot papers for 1st time in planned referendum

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 04:55 GMT

Printing Braille ballot papers comes as part of the efforts exerted by the NEA to facilitate the voting process for people with disabilities.

Parents request schools for the blind in every area

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 10:36 GMT

A number of parents are asking the Minister of Education, Tarek Shawki, to establish a school or classroom for students with special needs in each residential area.

Three news halls for blind at Dar El Kotob

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 10:11 GMT

Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem inaugurated three arts and music halls for the blind at Dar El Kotob (House of Books) on Sunday, March 25.

To Build It’ campaign issues forms in Braille for blind people

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 03:40 GMT

'To Build It' issued forms in Braille, giving blind people a chance to participate in demanding President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run for a second term.

Mohammed El Shafie, Visually Impaired Fresh Graduate of AUC, Joins Harvard Law School

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 02:09 GMT

Despite his visual impairment, Mohammed El Shafie, an outstanding student begins his first year at Harvard Law School this fall.

Braille police manual in Egypt for visually impaired people

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 07:40 GMT

The Ministry of Interior has issued a directory of police services in the Braille writing system for visually impaired people.