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Tuesday, 19 January 2021
In a meeting on Tuesday, the German ambassador to Cairo and the transport minister discussed launching a training, overhaul, and maintenance centre for the railway system to train Egyptian engineers
The minister said savings from setting the weight of a loaf at 90 grams would be redirected to the state’s budget in order to bolster infrastructure projects, education, and healthcare
MPs said Osama Heikal shouldn't work as both the minister of information and the chairman of the Egyptian Media Production City at the same time
Egypt’s Prisons Authority has been keen to organise similar visits to major prisons in a bid to drive people, especially foreigners, away from believing the negative rumours concerning prisons in the country
President Kais Saied urged young Tunisians to refrain from further violence even as social media posts called for new rallies
Previously, AVATT secured provisional 270 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca
US President Donald Trump bestowed a rare award on King Hamad of Bahrain on Tuesday, acknowledging the Gulf state's normalisation of ties with Israel on his last full day in office
Cairo expressed solidarity with Afghanistan, stressing its full support to Kabul in confronting terrorism
The Financial Regulatory Authority made its announcement as part of its year ender report reviewing financial activities during 2020
Soliman participated with the Reds in five matches so far this season, scoring four goals and providing one assist
Under the latest prompt cash payment under the exporters initiative, a total of EGP 13 billion was disbursed to 169 export companies during November and December
The trade and industry minister adds that Egypt managed to attain such a positive performance despite COVID-19 and its harsh impacts on global trade and supply chains
President El-Sisi is in Amman on an official visit to Jordan, where he met with King Abdullah II on Monday to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues
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The minister said savings from setting the weight of a loaf at 90 grams would be redirected to the state’s budget in order to bolster infrastructure projects, education, and healthcare
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The officials discussed a number of issues of mutual interest in light of the current regional and international developments
Sisi and Abdullah concurred on the need to mobilise international efforts to reach political settlements for to crises facing the region's countries
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President Kais Saied urged young Tunisians to refrain from further violence even as social media posts called for new rallies
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A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, local sources said, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands
In recent weeks satellite images, public statements from military and civilian officials in Tigray and scattered accounts from residents have added to evidence of a conflict unfolding largely in the shadows
The Financial Regulatory Authority made its announcement as part of its year ender report reviewing financial activities during 2020
Under the latest prompt cash payment under the exporters initiative, a total of EGP 13 billion was disbursed to 169 export companies during November and December
The trade and industry minister adds that Egypt managed to attain such a positive performance despite COVID-19 and its harsh impacts on global trade and supply chains
The report also showed that total mobilisation included $20.1 billion in private direct mobilisation, an increase of 18 percent over 2018 and a key priority of many MDBs
The EBRD provided €784 million of liquidity lines to local banks in Egypt for SMEs to protect jobs and help enterprises reshape through the recovery phase
The system will have a total of 1,000km of railway lines nationwide and will cost EGP 360 billion
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Panova has over 22 years of development and management experience, including all aspects of programme management, cross-areas collaboration, and resource mobilisation
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The relief is engraved with a scene depicting a man named Padi-Sena beside the two deities Horus and Hathor
The 13th-century edifice, called 'Shali' or 'home' in the local Siwi language, was built by Berber populations atop a hill in the pristine Siwa oasis, some 600 kilometres (370 miles) southwest of Cairo

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