Latest in Tag: Upper Egypt Highlight
Latest in Tag: Upper Egypt
El-Said said that the plan’s main targets in the field of economic development are to achieve a high growth rate of GDP, at 5.4%, and to increase per capita real GDP by 3.4%.
This saw Berger travel to the Qena and Luxor governorates in Upper Egypt to visit the EU-funded WFP project “Enhancing Access to Education and Fighting Child Labour”.
Development efforts target strong development push for promising areas to exploit existing opportunities, provide more job opportunities for youth
Media freedom does not mean offending any Egyptian citizen is allowed: Ministry of Information
Egypt’s inflation decreased to lowest level in 14 years of 5.7% in FY 2019/20, whilst poverty rate down for first time since 1999, says Hala El-Said
The total cost of development projects that have been and are currently being implemented in Upper Egypt’s governorates since 2014 to the present date stands at EGP 63bn. The figure covers projects implemented by the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities in the time period since President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi took office in 2014 …
Latest data on Egypt’s income, spending affirms success of country’s poverty reduction policies, says Hala El-Said
In a ministerial statement on Thursday, she pointed out that the government allocated EGP 47bn in public investments to Upper Egypt in FY 2020/21, which constitutes 25% of the total government investments, with 50% increase over the 2019/20 plan.
The complex, worth investments of $450m, is a vital project in the ministry’s refining and industrialisation strategy as part of the sustainable development plan for Egypt’s Vision 2030. The strategy aims to secure fuel supplies both for the local market and development plans for Upper Egypt.
Egypt prioritises support for employees who are at high risk due to COVID-19, says El-Said
Financing comes as part of Egypt-Germany Debt Swap Programme 2020
The total constitutes 25% of the total distributed government investments, and reflects a 50% increase over the previous plan for 2019/20.
Social Solidarity Ministry is moving from social protection to development and economic empowerment, says El-Kabbaj
Local development programme in Upper Egypt is important for achieving sustainable development goals, says Minister Al-Mashat
Hosted at Dendara Temple, the festival to kick off 27 February
Edris said that the company took a step to implement an integrated urban project in New Assiut city after conducting extensive studies which proved the existence of real demand and great purchasing power in the city.
Initiative targets conducting surgeries for 70-80 underprivileged children, training 100 doctors
Upper Egypt receives about 7.5m tonnes of crude oil, butane, and petroleum products through pipelines annually, the Chairperson of Petroleum Pipeline Company (PPC), Abdel- Moneim Hafez, said He pointed out that investments worth EGP 3.6bn were injected into Upper Egypt, including a project to increase the capacity of butane to Lower Egypt governorates from a …
Philip Morris partnered with Injaz Misr, as the world’s largest tobacco firm exerts more effort in supporting local communities in the countries it works in de-stereotyping the image of tobacco companies and the industry. Injaz Misr, a non-profit organisation and Philip Morris Egypt launched their first initiative, “San3ety” (my craftsmanship) Ganoub Al-Wadi, which focuses on …
Children aged 10 take part in harvesting
Al-Farghal Mouled is celebrated each year for two weeks in July
Cultural performance attendees seek to rid ‘demon spirits’ invading their souls
The government began preparations for unstable weather expected to occur in the south and west of Egypt during the coming days, in order to reduce risks of floods and rains that will last until Thursday. A wave of adverse weather conditions is expected to occur on Tuesday after meteorological warnings of the possibility of rain …
Far away from the city’s modernism that demolished the inherited Egyptian identity, citizens of Upper Egypt still hold on to their elders’ cultural rituals, which “El-Mermah” (Spearing) is one of. El-Mermah is the oldest fencing competition in the history of Egypt. On their horses, young men of Upper Egypt, especially in the region’s south, …
Away from the beauty of Nubia, where tourists always go and become fascinated by the quietness and peace that surrounds the houses’ bright colours, and its kind people, lie thousands of unseen Nubians that suffer from severe poverty and inhumane living conditions, where they do not have access to drinkable water or functioning sewage systems. …
Elders, women dominate voters, two brides in Qena cast their ballots
Upper Egypt needs more development by government, developers say
Project reflected previous pledges made by Al-Sisi to ensure rights of people who need support
Development of Sinai, Suez Canal governorates of great importance
Project targets improving lives of 60,000 underprivileged citizens, says EFG Hermes CEO