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  • PM says govt keen on improving railway services

    Date: 2018-04-22 13:12:56 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:40 - ID:7363682

    CAIRO, April 22 (MENA) - Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has said his government pays big attention to programs to improve railway services. Speaking in a meeting to follow up steps to upgrade the railway system, Ismail said Sunday measures should ....

  • Nasr says Egypt working to implement economic reform plan

    Date: 2018-04-22 12:06:28 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:31 - ID:7363285

    CAIRO, April 22 (MENA) - Investment Minister Sahar Nasr says the business landscape in Egypt is very encouraging, noting that legislation have been outlined to guarantee an investment-friendly climate. She cited the new investment law and the ....

  • Petroleum minister, Canada ambassador mull cooperation

    Date: 2018-04-22 11:23:54 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:27 - ID:7363406

    CAIRO, April 22 (MENA) - Petroleum Minister Tarek el Mulla met on Sunday with Canada's Ambassador in Cairo Jess Dutton on ways to promote cooperation. The meeting tackled also joint projects and possible Canadian investments in the fields of ....

  • Egypt, WB sign $500 mln project to develop public schools

    Date: 2018-04-21 20:48:17 GMT - USA - Economy - SN:63 - ID:7362665

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - The Egyptian government and the World Bank signed an agreement Saturday at an amount of $500 million for the Supporting Egypt Education Reform project, which aims to improve teaching and learning conditions in Egypt's ....

  • Egypt targets 20% growth in exports to Africa in 2018

    Date: 2018-04-21 20:44:35 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:62 - ID:7362570

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - Head of the Egyptian Commercial Service (ECS) Ahmed Antar said Saturday Egypt plans to achieve 20 percent growth in its non-petroleum exports to the African countries in 2018. The Egyptian exports to Africa hit about $3.8 ....

  • Egypt, Sudan invest hit $20 mln in pharmaceutical industry -- official

    Date: 2018-04-21 18:30:18 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:52 - ID:7362389

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - The head of the Egyptian side at the Egyptian-Sudanese Business Council Riad Armanious said that a Sudanese factory for manufacturing medicine and cosmetics is being established now with investments of $20 million. In ....

  • Egypt's exports to Africa hit $901 mln in Q1 -- minister

    Date: 2018-04-21 17:38:36 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:46 - ID:7362106

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Qabeel on Saturday said that Egypt's exports to Africa hit $901 million in the first quarter of 2018 with an increase of 17 % compared to $745 million during the same period in 2017. The ....

  • Finance minister urges inclusive medical insurance in world

    Date: 2018-04-21 17:21:34 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:45 - ID:7361863

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - Finance Minister Amr el Garhy stressed the importance of political commitment to provide an inclusive health insurance to all citizens all over the world. He was speaking before a forum in Washington in the presence of ....

  • Deputy finance min. hails Egypt's new health insurance law

    Date: 2018-04-21 15:30:40 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:34 - ID:7362233

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - Egypt's new health insurance law provides a comprehensive medical service for all family members in the country, Egyptian Deputy Finance Minister for Treasury Affairs Mohamed Ma'ait said on Saturday. Speaking at a ....

  • Aviation, tourism ministers heads for Dubai for forum

    Date: 2018-04-21 15:10:23 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:32 - ID:7361911

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - Aviation Minister Sherif Fathi and Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat headed on Saturday for Dubai to take part in the Arabian Travel Market. The gathering will kick off on Sunday for four days, with more than 2,500 ....

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