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Egypt's Sisi urges unceasing efforts to face economic challenges of COVID-19

Ahram Online , Friday 10 Jul 2020
File Photo: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (Reuters)

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ordered ceaseless efforts to deal with the economic challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic especially in the most-affected economic sectors and ensure the availability of strategic commodities, food products and medical equipment and supplies in the local market.

This came during Sisi's meeting on Thursday with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli, supply and internal trade Minister Ali Mosseilhi,, planning and economic development Minister Hala el Saeed, finance minister Mohamed Maait, social solidarity Mmnister Niven el Qabbaj, trade minister Nevine Gamea and Deputy Finance Minister for the Public Treasury Ihab Abu Eish.

Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said that the meeting tackled the impact of coronavirus on the economic indexes especially the rates of local consumption in addition to the sectors of communications, tourism, health and medical care.

The meeting also took up the file of homeless children and ways to support them and encourage their inclusion and integration in the society

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