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World - Region
10/12/2022 10:59:59 PM
The G7 and IMF pledged their steadfast financial support to Ukraine on Wednesday as the country reels from Russian missile strikes and needs billions of dollars in monthly aid.

Business - Economy
10/10/2022 9:20:45 PM
Egypt and the World Bank Group (WBG) share a development cooperation portfolio that covers 14 ongoing projects worth almost $7 billion in priority sectors up until October, Ministry of International Cooperation said in a Monday statement.

Business - Economy
10/4/2022 1:39:47 PM
The World Bank Group (WBG) has approved a $400 million development financing agreement to decarbonise transport infrastructure in Egypt by developing an Alexandria–6th of October–Greater Cairo Area (GCA) railway corridor, the Ministry of International Cooperation announced on Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
9/29/2022 11:52:00 AM
While the number of social assistance programmes is increasing, questions remain about how efficient they are in distributing resources.

World - International
9/25/2022 2:15:06 PM
The World Bank said it will provide about $2 billion in aid to Pakistan, ravaged by floods that have killed more than 1,600 people this year, the largest pledge of assistance so far.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/8/2022 5:37:00 PM
Hiroshi Matano, executive vice president of the World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, speaks about the agency’s role in Egypt and its support for climate change mitigation and adaptation

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/6/2022 11:17:22 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Tuesday it is important to resume the development program between Egypt and the World Bank in the nearest possible time, especially in light of the current economic global crisis, the Egyptian cabinet announced.

World - International
9/3/2022 2:09:26 PM
Sri Lanka's ousted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who returned home after seven weeks in exile following protests over economic hardships, could face legal action over forced disappearances of activists now that he has been stripped of constitutional immunity, a lawyer said Saturday.

World - Region
8/29/2022 4:58:10 PM
The granddaughter of a former Lebanese president Monday announced her bid for the cash-strapped country's upcoming presidential elections on a platform critical of the Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah.

COP27 - Articles
8/25/2022 10:28:20 PM
Action on climate change is being steered by the developed countries without regard for the growing levels of poverty and threatened living standards in the developing world.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/8/2022 8:55:46 PM
The World Bank on Monday announced it was mobilizing another $4.5 billion in US-provided financial support for war-torn Ukraine.

Business - Economy
8/7/2022 3:51:10 PM
Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat and Minister of Supply Ali Moselhi met Sunday with a delegation from the World Bank to activate a development finance agreement that had been endorsed in June.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/4/2022 9:51:00 AM
The government has launched a further set of measures to help vulnerable families face up to increasing economic challenges.

World - International
7/29/2022 3:24:45 PM
The World Bank said Friday it would not offer new funding to Sri Lanka unless the bankrupt island nation carried out "deep structural reforms" to stabilise its crashing economy.

World - International
7/10/2022 12:51:28 PM
Sri Lanka's opposition political parties will meet Sunday to agree on a new government a day after the country's president and prime minister offered to resign in the most dramatic day of months long political turmoil, with protesters storming both leaders' homes and setting fire to one of the buildings in a rage over the economic crisis.

Life & Style - Health
7/3/2022 11:15:24 AM
The World Bank's board approved creation of a fund meant to finance investments in strengthening the fight against pandemics.

Business - Economy
6/29/2022 11:55:38 AM
The World Bank’s (WB) Board of Executive Directors announced its approval on Wednesday of a $500-million-loan to back Egypt’s social protection net and food security in the face of the impacts of the Russian-Ukrainian War.

Business - Economy
6/24/2022 2:49:46 PM
Women’s representation in the energy sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region ranges between only seven and nine percent, whilst the global average is 32 percent, according to a study the World Bank released on Thursday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/23/2022 10:04:44 PM
Egypt has expressed its keenness on sharing its development experience with Cote d’Ivoire as part of the Egyptian commitment to African progress, especially given Egypt's achievements in the last eight years in construction and infrastructure.

Business - Economy
6/9/2022 10:25:56 PM
A World Bank (WB) delegation concluded on Wednesday a five-day visit to Egypt where it discussed with a group of Egyptian government officials how to support the country amid the repercussions of the Russia-Ukraine war.

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