Daily Archives: May 10, 2020

Cairo University president receives 1st batch of Egyptians stranded abroad

President of Cairo University Mohamed Othman el Khosht on Saturday 9/5/2020 received the first batch of Egyptians stranded returning home from Kuwait, to be quarantined at the Students Hostel in Giza for 14 days. All the anti-COVID-19 precautionary measures were

Plane carrying 298 Egyptians stranded arrives at Marsa Alam airport

Marsa Alam airport on Sunday 10/5/2020 received a plane coming from Washington with 298 Egyptian nationals on board. This comes within the framework of the state’s plan to repatriate Egyptians stuck abroad because of the coronavirus pandemic. An official source

Sisi issues number of laws

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued several laws, including Law No. 23/2020 on amending some provisions of Real Estate Tax law. The other laws are related to amending some provisions of the Social Insurance Law and increasing pensions after adding

Croatian amb. hails Egypt’s anti-coronavirus efforts

Croatian Ambassador to Egypt Tomislav Bošnjak on Sunday 10/5/2020 hailed efforts of the Egyptian government to counter COVID-19 as well as the country’s commitment to adopting the precautionary measures. The ambassador, in statements to MENA, praised the support of the

CBE weighs expanding industry stimulus package to contracting sector: governor

Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Tarek Amer said on Sunday 10/5/2020 he will propose including the contracting sector to the banks’s 100-billion-pound industry stimulus initiative. The initiative intents to support the industry and agriculture by securing loans at a

CBE donates dlrs 7 million to back State’s anti-coronavirus efforts

The Commercial International Bank (CIB) donates dlrs seven million to back State’s efforts against coronavirus pandemic. This came in a letter sent to Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli by CIB chairman Hisham Ezzel Arab. The donation will boost the Health Ministry’s