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The meeting took place prior to the start of the international organisation’s annual meetings of its Board of Governors which is scheduled to start on Thursday.
According to the ministry’s Thursday statement, the project covers the Cairo / Giza / Beni Suef railway line with a length of 125 km. The meeting also discussed the progress of other joint projects.
Cancellation is due to non-completion of preconditions to commencement of construction on Bisri Dam
Millions in South Sudan have been displaced, and the already scarce social and physical infrastructure is damaged due to the protracted conflict
Electricity Ministry has programme to replace overhead cables with ground cables
Universal health insurance system, which will help Egyptians access the affordable health care they need without suffering financial hardships
Real economic growth would hit 5% during Q3 of FY 2019/2020, says El-Said
Interruptions in schooling, primary healthcare access likely to have lasting impacts on human capital development
Oil price collapse hurts MENA’s oil industry, says report
Both sides touch on cooperation in solid waste management field
The mission included Amr El-Shalakani, senior health specialist at the World Bank, and Regional Director of the World Bank office in Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti Marina Weiss.
Lebanon, Egypt absorbed 90% of net long-term external debt inflows to MENA, according to World Bank report
Al-Mashat asserts government’s keenness on partnership with private sector
World Bank contributes $200m to MSMEDA, including $50m for new venture capital
Another WB mission to visit Egypt next week
Delegation to meet Madbouly, Al-Mashat, other senior officials, says statement
Finance to focus on climate change, gender inequality, conflict, violence within next three years
WBG, LAS, and AFESD launch 1st Pan-Arab Energy Trade Conference in Cairo
The ministry has taken a number of measures to reduce pollution rates: minister of environment
World Bank aims to increase cooperation with Egypt in the field of infrastructure
Competitiveness concerns should not preclude carbon pricing or emission targets to Paris Agreement levels, namely $40–$80/tCO2e by 2020 and $50–$100/tCO2e by 2030
The world’s current $86tn economy is highly vulnerable to geopolitical risks.
Egypt, UK discuss preparations of UK-Africa Investment summit in January 2020, says MIIC
Senior economist at WB calls on government to simplify customs procedures
Education, health sectors have yet to benefit from reforms’ freed-up resources, says report
Funds reassure World Bank’s commitment to promoting human capital development
Women obtainment of micro funding amounts to 80%, says Nasr
Municipalities in Egypt should have clear detailed budgets first to be qualified for issuing bonds
Malpass welcomes Al-Sisi’s implementation of reforms, recognises need for further progress on subsidies, governance, debt transparency, state-owned enterprises
Only 1.7% of country’s public investment are injected in infrastructure, says Lagarde