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El-Said’s remarks came during a speech she delivered, on PM Mostafa Madbouly’s behalf, at the opening of the second Egypt Economic Summit.
EGP 580.5m worth of funding directed to Decent Life Initiative in governorate
Total of 250 technology centres will be developed to provide 120 services across Egypt, says Planning Minister
Egypt’s energy sector, however, faces many basic challenges that require reducing the country’s dependence on fossil fuels in energy production.
7.1% of executive positions in Egypt are held by women, which is higher than 5.4% average in MENA region, says Planning Minister
This comes within the “Citizen Investment Plan” released by the ministry for Sohag governorate. El-Said said that the plan aims to provide detailed information on investments directed by the state to each governorate.
Egypt’s public investments rose 70% to EGP 595bn, says Planning Minister
Housing and development of informal settlements account for EGP 1.1bn, or 38.5%, of Luxor’s total investments in 2020/21, says Planning Minister
Plan contributes to bridging development gaps between Egypt’s governorates
During the speech, El-Said said that African countries have great economic and human potential, alongside the continent’s distinct geographical location and many natural and human resources.
Egypt is working to complete second phase of economic, social reform programme by implementing structural reforms
El-Said said that Egypt’s economic and social reform programme that the government implemented between 2016 and 2019 contributed to improving the country’s economic indicators and strengthened its resilience.
El-Said referred to the performance indicators of the Egyptian economy during FY 2019/20, and the extent of vulnerability to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This was especially in light of the proactive decisions taken by the Egyptian government in recent years.
Egyptian economy has managed COVID-19 crisis with resilience due to its structural diversity, says Minister of Planning
Programme aims to transform Egypt into productive, knowledge-based economy, with competitive capabilities in global economy, says El-Said
Supporting Egyptian products leads to an increase in private consumption and investments, which are essential for economic growth, says minister
The Tazkartak (‘Your Ticket’) app by Ain Shams University won top prize, followed by the An Accident application for the interior affairs sector, “Discover Egypt”
Minister Hala El-Said calls for establishing global or regional solidarity fund for COVID-19
Total of EGP 3.5bn pumped into initiative’s first phase, bringing total to EGP 13.5bn by FY 2020/21 end
Electricity sector is set to increase its production at current prices during FY 2020/21 to about EGP 180.9bn, says El-Said
It comes on the sidelines of a Wednesday seminar hosted at Alexandria University via video conference, in cooperation with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to discuss the participatory budgeting and increase the efficiency of public spending in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq undertake measures to increase trilateral trade, investment, says Hala El-Said
Most international institutions have praised Egypt’s economy, steps taken by government to confront COVID-19, says Planning Minister
Centre seeks to standardise specifications used in creation, dissemination of spatial data, says Hala El-Said
El-Said says training programmes for irregular workers will be announced after grant disbursement
This came in a report of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development on Egypt’s position in international reports.
Increased cooperation needed in various fields, such as AI and information exchange, says El-Said
European tourists constitute nearly 60% of visitor flows in Egypt during 2019, Al-Anany reveals
Current crisis has taken toll on supply, demand, whilst paralysing all economic sectors, including tourism, aviation, industry
The total constitutes 25% of the total distributed government investments, and reflects a 50% increase over the previous plan for 2019/20.