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Opinion| Human rights and investment in the country’s growth

Today, no one can deny the unprecedented achievements in various fields at all levels in Egypt. The state would not have been able to overcome the coronavirus crisis, unless the political administration had carried out many reforms, in addition to investing in technology. Without the reforms that took place in Egypt during the last period, …

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Immigration Minister asserts Egypt’s keenness on achieving human rights

Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs Nabila Makram asserted Egypt’s keenness on achieving human rights, explaining that President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s launch of the National Human Rights Strategy confirms Egypt’s efforts to building a new Egyptian personality and providing citizens with a decent life. Makram’s remarks came during her meeting with the Sudanese delegation of …

Daily News Egypt

UNDP, Planning Ministry launch Egypt's Human Development Report 2021

UNDP, Planning Ministry launch Egypt’s Human Development Report 2021

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the Egypt’s Human Development Report (HDR) 2021 in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning and Development. The ceremony was attended by Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, in the New Administrative Capital. HDR 2021 reflects the comprehensive development efforts undertaken by the state, which “extend to all aspects of life in …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt, USA review ‘Bright Star 2021’ exercises at Mohammed Najib Military Base

Mohamed Farid, Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, has met with Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Command, and his accompanying delegation, who is currently visiting Egypt to follow up on the joint training activities “Bright Star 2021”. The military exercises will continue until 17 September at the Mohammed Najib Military Base. …

Sami Hegazi

Egypt, Arab League welcome formation of new Lebanese government

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ahmed Hafez expressed Egypt’s hope that this step would achieve the aspirations of the brotherly Lebanese people towards ending the protracted crisis in the country, restoring security and stability, and achieving the desired economic reform.

Sami Hegazi

Manpower Minister asserts need to protect human resources in Arab countries

Egypt’s Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan asserted the need to protect the human resources and preserve their rights in various Arab countries.  Saafan’s remarks came during his meeting with President of the National Economic, Social, and Environmental Council of Algeria, Redha Tir, on the sidelines of the Arab Labor Conference held in Cairo.  At the …

Daily News Egypt

Turkey, Egypt hold second round of reconciliation talks

The second round of reconciliation talks between Egypt and Turkey was held in Ankara on 7-8 September, under the chairmanship of Ambassador Sedat Unal, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, and Ambassador Hamdi Loza, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt. The two delegations discussed bilateral issues, as well as a number of regional …

Sami Hegazi

Egypt, Norway discuss regional, international issues

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry received, on Monday, a phone call from his Norwegian counterpart, Ene Eriksen Soreide, in which they discussed ways to advance and develop cooperation in many fields, as well as the latest developments on the regional and international arenas. Ahmed Hafez, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, …

Sami Hegazi

US forces participate in Bright Star exercise in Egypt

The US, along with forces from partner nations, has joined Egypt for the Operation Bright Star 2021 at Egypt’s Mohamed Naguib Military Base, on 2-16 September.  This exercise will build on the success of Bright Star 2018. Approximately 600 US military personnel will participate in the exercise, which was originally scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “This exercise is an …

Shaimaa Raafat