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Madbouly’s new economic portfolio ministers: Who’s who?

The cabinet of Mostafa Madbouly was sworn on before President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Thursday to serve as Egypt’s new government. The core economic group of Egypt’s cabinet consists of the Ministries of Finance, Public Sector Affairs, Investment, and Industry. Ministers of other economy-related portfolios, such as trade, tourism, and petroleum, were announced. Mohamed Moeit, was …

Mohamed Samir

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Egypt spends EGP 332bn in annual subsidies to support citizens: Al-Sisi

The state budget includes, annually, about EGP 332bn in annual subsidies, said President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi during the Egyptian Family Iftar gathering on Tuesday evening. In his speech during the gathering, Al-Sisi discussed state efforts to support citizens to help them face challenges and difficulties, explaining that the support is the difference between the actual …

Daily News Egypt

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Al-Sisi meets national football team in Cairo ahead of World Cup in Russia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Saturday with the country’s national football team in Cairo ahead of the World Cup in Russia, according to presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.  Rady said in a statement that the football players spoke with Al-Sisi, all pledging to do their best in the upcoming competition, while national team manager Hector …

Fatma Lotfi

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President Al-Sisi approves 10th amendment to US aid agreement 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi approved in a presidential decree on Thursday the 10th amendment to the US-Egypt aid agreement, according to local media reports. This amendment that was approved by the parliament in April included changing to the regulations of the governmental administration initiative and the participation programme. The agreement was signed on 26 September 2017. 

Daily News Egypt

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Op-ed review: Al-Sisi’s second term promises need to be implemented through responsible executive, political powers

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi swore the oath of office on Saturday to begin his second presidential term. The president was the subject of several opinion pieces in this weekend’s newspapers, focusing on how to implement his economic and political vision. In state-owned Al-Ahram, Morsi Attallah wrote that it is the responsibility of political and executive …

Amira El-Fekki

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Parliament to swear in Al-Sisi for second term on Saturday

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will be sworn in before the Egyptian Parliament on Saturday for his second term as president. On 2 April, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) officially announced that President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi secured a second four-year presidential term with 97% of valid votes in a sweeping victory in the March presidential election. …

Daily News Egypt

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Op-ed review: Reflections on economic effects on people

Last week, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held a conference which included sessions to debate current issues on top of which came economic burdens, just a few days after a sudden increase in metro ticket prices that sparked criticism among citizens. Op-eds analysed different aspects of that conference. In state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram, Makram Mohamed Ahmed supported …

Amira El-Fekki

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Al-Sisi ratifies amendment to law on real estate expropriation

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ratified on Monday an amendment to the law on real estate expropriation for public benefit, following parliament’s approval. The amendment—which was published in the official gazette—entails that compensation will be estimated in accordance to the prices on the market at the time of implementation of the decision, plus an additional 20% …

Daily News Egypt

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Al-Sisi heads to Saudi Arabia to attend 29th Arab Summit

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi headed on Saturday to Dammam, Saudi Arabia to attend the 29th Arab League Summit, which is scheduled to kick off on Sunday. The summit, titled Arab Reunification, will discuss several issues that will be at the forefront of discussions, including the situations in Palestine and Syria, as well as the Libyan …

Daily News Egypt