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  • Transport min. implements projects in Upper Egypt worth EGP8.2 billion

    Date: 2018-01-21 15:13:10 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:87 - ID:7203126

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) - Minister of Transport Hesham Arafat said the projects implemented in Upper Egypt between 2014 and 2017 cost about EGP8.2 billion. In press statements, the minister said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated ....

  • Sisi: State keen on implementing waste water treatment projects

    Date: 2018-01-21 14:54:50 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:83 - ID:7202840

    BENI SUEF, Jan 21 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Sunday the state is keen on carrying out projects to treat waste water in order to protect Nile water and citizens' health, calling for fulfilling water treatment and desalination plants ....

  • Sisi opens Qena-Sohag road via video conference

    Date: 2018-01-21 13:56:32 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:62 - ID:7202834

    BENI SUEF, Jan 21 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattal El Sisi inaugurated via video conference on Sunday the project of doubling Qena-Sohag western desert road. The president inaugurated the project while in Beni Suef governorate to open a number of ....

  • Bourse's main indexes fall back

    Date: 2018-01-21 13:40:39 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:65 - ID:7202931

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) – The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed on Sunday down due to selling operations by Arab and domestic institutions and investment funds. The market capital reached EGP 866 billion amid transactions of EGP 2 billion. The main ....

  • Tax revenues up by 62% in 1st half of 2017-2018 -- Official

    Date: 2018-01-21 12:43:43 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:58 - ID:7202598

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) - Tax revenues have increased by 62 percent, reaching 249 billion pounds during the first half of the current fiscal year, the deputy finance minister said. Income taxes amounted to some 103 billion pounds during the first ....

  • Sisi directs government to increase sugar cane price to EGP 720 per ton

    Date: 2018-01-21 12:25:12 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:54 - ID:7202749

    BENI SUEF, Upper Egypt, Jan 21 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday issued directives to officials to increase the price of sugar cane upon the request of the farmers. During the inauguration of some development projects in Beni ....

  • Oil industry achieves quantum leap in 2017, says minister

    Date: 2018-01-21 12:10:36 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:51 - ID:7202539

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) - The oil and gas industry has seen a boom in 2017, with the government taking steps toward a free energy market. In 2018, the petroleum sector will act to build on its success stories from last year with the aim to further ....

  • Dollar exchange rate stable at major banks in Egypt

    Date: 2018-01-21 12:07:34 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:49 - ID:7202660

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) - The US dollar exchange rate was relatively stable during morning transactions at major banks on Sunday. The dollar price reached EGP 17.65 for buying and 17.75 for selling at the National Bank of Egypt, the Arab African ....

  • 55 ships transit Suez Canal

    Date: 2018-01-21 11:53:08 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:46 - ID:7202538

    ISMAILIA, Egypt, Jan 21 (MENA) - Fifty-five ships transited the Suez Canal on Sunday, with a total cargo of 4.4 million tons. The south-bound convoy included 33 ships laden with three million tons, while the north-bound convoy included 22 vessels ....

  • Global 1: Princeton Identity Brings Biometric Security and Faster Lines to Dubai International Airport

    Date: 2018-01-21 05:55:09 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Economy - SN:3 - ID:7201915

    Multimodal Biometric Technology Deployed in the Emirates Airline Terminals, Streamlining Security in the World's Busiest International Passenger Airport, Without Compromising Protection PRINCETON, New Jersey, Jan. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/MENA -- ....

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