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Egypt reaps rewards of structural reforms: OBG

Noteworthy, Egypt has been implementing economic reforms as part of a $12bn three-year programme agreed with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in November 2016, including the cuts to energy subsidies and pound floatation, as well as the introduction of the value-added tax.

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Italian tourists to Egypt grow by 40% in 2019: Al-Mashat

The number of Italian tourists to Egypt this year increased by 40%, in comparison to 2018, the Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, said on Monday, however she did not reveal the exact number of Italian tourists in 2019. Al-Mashat received a media delegation from Italy on Saturday, following a conference organised by the ministry to …

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WDR 2019: changing nature of work, best government response?

The World Bank (WB) issued the World Development Report (WDR) 2019 on Wednesday called “The Changing Nature of Work,” which studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but …

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Egypt, CNN sign partnership to promote tourism in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism has partnered with the international CNN network to implement an international tourism campaign aiming to present Egypt in a contemporary and modern perspective through using an innovative mix of television platforms, digital media, and social networking sites. The new partnership between the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and the CNN which …

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Young Arabs call on their governments for reforms

The 2019 ASDA’A BCW Arab Youth Survey disclosed its results on Sunday, providing governments, the private sector, and civil society with insights into the concerns, hopes, and aspirations of Arab youth. This year survey is the 11th annual ASDA’A BCW Arab Youth Survey, namely “A Call for Reform,” giving an overview of the Arab youth …

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Egyptian, Japanese priorities currently converging

“The Egyptian and Japanese priorities are now converging. Egypt would like to benefit of its chair of the African Union to promote business relations with other regions, and Japan is interested in encouraging not only the official development assistance, but also trade and investment relations,” Japanese ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke told Daily News Egypt. …

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Egypt to particpate in Arab Travel Market Forum

The Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat announced on Saturday that she is heading to Dubai with a delegation from the tourism private and government sector, to particpate n the Arab travel Forum (ATM) which will be held from 28 April to 1 May. In addition, she is scheduled to hold several meetings during the participation …

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Cairo’s real estate market performance remains strong in Q1of 2019: JLL

According to the Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) report, performance remained strong across all sectors of the Cairo real estate market in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. JLL added that the residential sector registered mixed performance, with sale prices slowing over the quarter, while rental rates increased on the back of limited supply of rental …

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IMF fourth review confirms economic programme on right track: Pharos

Pharos Holding For Financial Investments issued a report commenting on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) fourth review of Egypt’s economic reform programme, stating that the programme is broadly on right track. All of the June and December 2018 performance criteria and indicative targets were fully met, with the exception of June’s target on public debt. …

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