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EgyptAir awaits notification from Russia to start booking Moscow flights

EgyptAir is awaiting notification from Russian authorities on the approved flight schedule that was sent to the Russian side after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to resume flights between Cairo and Moscow in February. A source at the company told Daily News Egypt that as soon as the schedule is approved (three weekly …

Ahmed Saad

The future beckons

In the last few days remaining of 2017, Cairo hosted an eminent international leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was his second visit to the Egyptian capital in less than two years. In between, Egypt and the Middle East have witnessed dramatic developments that catapulted Russia to the driver’s seat in shaping the future of …

Hussein Haridi

Op-ed review: Egypt-Russia relations, resumption of flights

Friendship with the Russians was the theme of two full-page opinion pieces by the leaders of state-owned daily Al-Akhbar. This follows President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Egypt last Monday, which witnessed the signing of the Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant deal. The newspaper’s CEO Yasser Rizk’s op-ed was titled “Egypt and Russia: a friendship that doesn’t …

Amira El-Fekki

$421m, 9M volume of Egyptian exports to Russia in 2017

Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil announced that Egyptian exports to Russia have increased significantly by 28.5% during the first nine months of this year. He explained that the volume of Egyptian exports to Russia during the period from January to September 2017 amounted to $421m, compared to $327.5m during the same period last …

Nihal Samir

46th: Russia’s rank on list of countries investing in Egypt: GAFI

The General Authority for Investment (GAFI) revealed that Russia ranks 46th among the largest investors in Egypt and is expected to improve that ranking as economic cooperation between Egypt and Russia is currently growing. Earlier, GAFI declared that Egypt hopes to benefit from Russian experience in improving its ranking in global competitiveness indicators, noting that …

Nihal Samir

Military ties remain strong point of interest between Egypt, Russia

Egypt’s red carpet welcome Monday for Russian President Vladimir Putin is the latest encounter in the diplomatic relations between the two countries, which has resulted in military purchases and deals that serve the objectives of both countries. Although economic relations and the much-awaited Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant are at the top of the agenda of …

Daily News Egypt

Presentation allocates open budget for 2018 World Cup in Russia

Presentation Sports, the sponsor of the Egyptian national football team, allocated an open budget for the team’s preparations for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, said CEO of the company Amr Wahby. Wahby said his company spent about EGP 25m in the World Cup qualifiers, in addition to the sum agreed upon in the previous …

Alaa Moustafa

SCZone, Russia consider launching investment project worth $7bn

A number of meetings were held between the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), the Egyptian Ministry of Trade, and the Russian economic delegation to implement an investment project worth $7bn in East Port Said which will provide about 35,000 jobs, said Abdel Kader Darwish, deputy head of SCZone. He added there …

Daily News Egypt

Egyptian national team’s victory over Congo qualifies it to World Cup

After the draw between Ghana and Uganda on Satuday, Egypt’s national football team’s dream to secure a spot in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup is near. The Egyptian Pharaohs will meet the Congolese Red Devils in a much-fateful 90-minute confrontation on Sunday, with no option other than winning. Satuday’s game ended with a draw …

Daily News Egypt