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Egypt's cabinet has approved the establishment of a new free economic zone in South Sinai's city of Nuweiba, according to Egypt's Minister of Cooperation and Investments Sahar Nasr. Nasr continued in a press conference that the state is keen on establishing free economic zones across the governorates ...
Since then, the initiative had branched out to to 12 schools in various Egyptian governorates, with the aim of supporting school children, staff and health personnel. Kids was launched by the Egyptian Association for Comprehensive Developments (EASD), Egyptian Society for Pediatric Diabetes (ESPED) ...

CAIRO – 1 April 2018: The government agreed on Sunday to establish a free-zone in Minya governorate in Upper Egypt. ... a press conference on Saturday that establishing free zones comes in light of the new investment law and the state's plan to establish such zones in governorates to help create jobs.
"While no complaints have so far been filed against vote-counting operations, the NEA is still receiving results of the election from its affiliated offices in Egypt's provincial governorates," El-Sherif said. "There will be complete and detailed figures on the number of votes, who voted the most in this poll, and ...
CAIRO — Early results from Egypt's election showed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi headed for a landslide victory with 92 percent of the vote, state media reported Thursday, an unsurprising margin in a race where ... State television said the preliminary results were based on counts in 24 of 27 governorates.
CAIRO – 24 March 2018: An innovation competition for students in technical schools will be launched tomorrow by the co-working space Ideaspace and the Workforce Improvement and Skills Enhancement (WISE) project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation ...

CAIRO – 13 March 2018: The Planning Ministry's Program “Rowad 2030” will support project ideas by students in governorates that do not have business incubators, ... Egypt's sustainable development strategy Egypt 2030 was announced by the government in 2015, targeting three main goals: economic development, ...
28, 2018. CAIRO – 28 March 2018: As the presidential vote enters its third and final day, Egypt's newspapers highlight the Egyptian participation over the first two days. ... Al Youm Al Sabe' (the seventh day) newspaper singled out the remarkable participation of Egyptians in the governorates of Upper Egypt.
Hilton is adding 2,390 new guestrooms to its current Egyptian development pipeline, with plans to open nine new hotels in the Upper Egypt region and other governorates within the next five years. According to Carlos Khneisser, VP of development for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, the new ...
Official figures showed that 104,606 voted in the elections in Red Sea governorate out of 336,954 registered votes, a turnout of 40.3%, with Sisi advancing with 114,827 votes, while Moussa received 6,045 votes. The invalid votes recorded 4.4%. Cairo has 110 sub-polling station and eight main polling ...
Weather will be cold on the western coasts, moderate on the eastern coasts, Cairo and the north of Upper Egypt, while warm weather will cover the ... The temperature grades in some governorates are Cairo (20, 11), Alexandria, (17, 9), Sharm El-Sheihk (23, 17), Hurghada (22, 14) and Assyout (20, 9).
Saeed added that what she witnessed during the opening is due to the ministry and the governorate's hard work and impressive coordination. She added that the competence of institutions is a major strategic point in Egypt's 2030, in order to ensure effective governmental institutions and action.
Hotline number (16386) was set up for the governorates of Minya, Assuit, Sohag, Aswan, Luxor, New Valley and Red Sea, while a hotline number (16389) was set up for ... With regard to infiltration and smuggle attempts, a hot line number (19039) was established for all governorates, the statement noted.
Egypt's Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said on Thursday that garbage collection fees, or 'Service Fees, are to be imposed across Egypt's governorates following new legislation approved by the cabinet seeking to increase recycling and make garbage disposal more sustainable. Fahmy's statements ...
Some doctors in Beni Suef governorate protested in solidarity with their colleague. The Egyptian Health Insurance Authority called on its hospital directors in all governorates of Egypt to hold an important meeting with the head of the body Dr. Ali Hijazi in Cairo, it was Dr. Mohamed Yahya Ismail, Director of ...
The official spokesperson for the Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed, announced that the first stage of the campaign will target 17 governorates in Egypt: Cairo, Fayoum, Beni Suef, El-Menyia, Sohag, Giza, Qena, Luxor, Aswan, The Red Sea, Gharbyia, Monoufyia, Sharkyia, Dakahlyia, Assiut, Port Said and ...
Consequently, to ensure stability in North Sinai and other governorates, Egypt launched a large-scale security operation early Friday morning – involving land, sea and air forces – in various areas across Egypt, including North Sinai, the Western Desert and the Nile Delta region. “The comprehensive ...

Egypt's Armed Forces announced early Friday morning that it has launched a “comprehensive” military operation in Sinai that aims to “end terrorism” in ... East News Agency that the body had raised the national alert level to “maximum security” in all governorates and reinforced security of key facilities.
In an internal notice the Egyptian ministry of health stressed that additional medicine should be supplied and transported throughout the governorates of the region, pharmacies should be open 24 hours and that hospitals should provide extra beds and medical staff increased. According to Al-Araby ...
Birth rates increased across all governorates in the country, with Cairo retaining the highest rates, said Tawfiq, who is also the rapporteur for the National Council for Population. Egypt's average birth rate remains high at four children per mother. If this rate continues, Egypt's population is expected to reach ...
CAIRO – 7 February 2018: The Ministry of Planning approved LE 1.6 billion to execute troubled and urgent projects in governorates, according to an official statement. ... She underscored that the plan will concentrate on the governorates that show low developmental rates, especially in Upper Egypt.
Egypt has been prioritizing the development of Upper Egypt recently. The area took the lion's share of the industrial development in various fields under the current administration after years of neglect, Deputy Head of the Federation of Egyptian Industries' Building Materials Chamber Kamal el-Desouki said ...
He explained that what he meant was that by developing Upper Egypt governorates, residents would no longer be forced to migrate to Cairo in search of jobs. The controversy over his choice of words has ignited discussion about the economic situation in Upper Egypt — the location of 10 of Egypt's 27 ...
Hopeful candidates must receive endorsements from a minimum of 20 MPs or 25,000 citizens from at least 15 governorates, with at least 1,000 endorsements from each governorate. The timetable set to collect endorsements has been set for 20 to 29 January. The vote for president is set to take place on 26 ...
CAIRO – 28 January 2018: A franchise forum will be held in Assuit governorate in the second half of February under the auspices of the Ministry of ... This month, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated a number of development projects in the Upper Egypt governorates, including housing projects and ...
Head of Egyptian Women Assembly Manal al-Absy said in a statement that the conference will join women and young ladies from all of Egypt's governorates to support the president in the elections. She added that all mechanisms and plans are being studied to make the campaign succeed in supporting ...
The former Egyptian chief-of-staff, who recently announced his bid to run for presidential elections, is being held at a military prison, according to his ... To be eligible to run for president, a candidate must collect 25,000 signatures from constituents across 15 governorates (with at least 1,000 signatures from ...
According to Egypt's election law, presidential hopefuls need to collect at least 20 endorsements from Members of Parliament, or 25,000 endorsements from eligible voters across at least 15 of Egypt's 27 governorates, with a minimum of 1000 from each governorate in order to be allowed to run in the ...
The bad weather and rainfall wave continues in Egypt's cities for the second day, Alexandria governorate, Jan. 26, 2018 - Egypt Today/Kariem ... The Cairo and Giza governorates announced in official statements that they are coordinating with Egypt's Meteorological Authority. Egyptian ports announced the ...
The bad weather and rainfall wave continues in Egypt's cities for the second day, Alexandria governorate, Jan. 26, 2018 - Kariem abdel Aziz ... The Cairo and Giza governorates announced in official statements that they are coordinating with Egypt's Meteorological Authority. Egyptian ports announced the ...
A wave of bad weather and rainfall hit Cairo, northern coasts and some governorates in Upper Egypt on Jan. ... Cairo International Airport also received similar notifications from Kuwait and Saudi Arabian airports about delaying two air flights due to the bad weather of the “arrival state of destination” (Egypt).
FILE - A wave of bad weather and rainfall hit Cairo, northern coasts and some governorates in Upper Egypt on Jan. 25, 2018. Flight delays caused by a wave of bad weather. By: Aya Samir. Thu, Jan. 25, 2018. CAIRO – 25 January 2018: About eight air flights departing from Cairo Thursday morning were delayed due to the ...
To be eligible, a candidate must collect 25,000 signatures from constituents across 15 governorates in Egypt, or the signatures of 20 members of parliament. If Sisi remains the only candidate in the race, the March vote will be a referendum. Speaking to Al Jazeera on Tuesday, Omar Ashour, a professor at ...
How do you expect the fashion industry to develop in Egypt? Fashion has a huge opportunity in Egypt, especially new volume brands, which are starting to expand in governorates. Few brands achieve their highest regional targets in Tanta. For example, we are planning to open approximately 15 stores in ...
In order to be eligible to run as a candidate, presidential hopefuls are required to either receive official endorsements from at least 20 parliament members or gather 25,000 endorsements from citizens from at least 15 of Egypt's 27 governorates, with a minimum of 1000 people giving their support from each ...
Article 142 of Egypt's 2014 constitution states that a hopeful presidential candidate must secure the recommendation of at least 20 MPs or 25,000 citizens from 15 governorates, with a minimum of 1,000 from each governorate. Endorsements must be submitted to the National Elections Authority (NEA) by 29 ...
Bad weather in Cairo and governorates across Egypt on Friday led to the death of one man, while 45 others were injured in traffic accidents because of dense mist. The bad weather ... In Minya governorate, a microbus crashed in Mallawi district injured 14 people, including 3 in critical condition. In Assiut, 11 ...
CAIRO – 20 January 2018: Government's investments in northern Upper Egypt reached LE 6.92 billion during the current fiscal year 2017/18, representing ... This week, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to inaugurate a number of development projects in the Upper Egypt governorates, including housing ...
... 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on Sunday projects in Sohag and Beni Suef governorates, which are the poorest governorates in Egypt, ... The president added that Egypt is lagging behind in accomplishing commercial logistics zones which are necessary to deliver goods in reasonable ...
CAIRO – 19 January 2018: This week, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to inaugurate a number of development projects in the Upper Egypt governorates, including housing projects and water stations. The Minister of Housing and Urban development, Mostafa Madbouli said that 288 ready-to-move-in ...
Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali stated on Sunday that 16,500 children live on Egyptian streets, 80 percent of whom reside in 10 of the country's 27 governorates. The government is working on developing care homes for these children to provide them with education and psychological rehabilitation.
Marsa Matrouh governorate's Saloum city witnessed a power outage at noon, with the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy saying that it is working on restoring power. Gharbiya has seen traffic jams due to rainfall, while movement in markets has been hindered by mud. Temperatures will remain ...
A vibrant and strong demand prevailed across several sectors in the Egyptian real estate market, increasing in 2017 compared to previous years, ... including the New Administrative Capital, government-owned affordable housing across other governorates and tourism and industry development in the Suez ...
The qualitative shift, in 2017, in the strategies and tactics of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis and other Islamic State (IS) affiliates in Egypt is consistent with one of the phases of IS strategy, which is ... In addition, the majority of terrorist attacks are confined to a 2,500-square kilometre portion of North Sinai governorate.
“It was so difficult to apply the strategy back then because the government's digital network in some governorates and ministries was not strong ... expenditures especially [when it comes to] the salaries of public employees,” Nader Ragab, a financial risk analyst at a private-sector bank in Egypt, says.
CAIRO – 31 December 2017: As part of the Ministry of Interior's campaign against terrorism, the Homeland Security agency raided a hideout belonging to the so-called Hasm group – affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group – in the Giza governorate, killing three leading members of the group in a ...
Gomaa added that Egypt is fighting the forces of terrorism in North Sinai through economic development and construction projects. The minister also praised economic development efforts in the governorates of Matrouh in the northwest and El-Wadi El-Gedid in the southwest. Following the prayers, Gomaa ...
Security measures heightened in Governorates of Suez, Northern Sinai. By: Egypt Today staff. Sat, Dec. 30, 2017. CAIRO – 30 December 2017: Security forces closed all roads leading to churches in the Suez Governorate, as part of heightened security measures, ahead of Christmas festivities. Additional Special Operations ...
Security forces raided hideouts in the coastal governorate of Alexandria, the Delta governorate of Qalioubiya and El-Wadi El-Gedid governorate in Egypt's Western Desert. The ministry said that five terrorists were killed in a shootout with police after the terrorists opened fire on security forces as they were ...
... participation in the annual meeting of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) in Marseille, Paris on Saturday, Nasr said that Egypt has made notable progress in the field of investment during the past months after issuing a number of laws that aim to encourage companies to do business in Egypt.


 

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