Category Archives: Politics

Qatar: Afghan-to-Afghan Talks Postponed Indefinitely

A first round of Afghan-to-Afghan peace talks that would have seen Taliban and government officials sit together for the first time were postponed indefinitely Thursday after a falling out over who should attend.Sultan Barakat, director of Qatar's Cent...

EETC, IFC to set up 700 megawatt solar plant west of Nile

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) signed on Thursday an agreement to set up a 600 megawatt solar power station in west of the Nile under the Auction system.Sabah Mashaly, chairman of th...

Transport min, Cypriot amb. mull cooperation in maritime transport

Minister of Transport Kamel El Wazir on Thursday 18/04/2019 discussed with Cypriot ambassador to Cairo Kharis Moritzis means to cement cooperation between Egypt and Cyprus in the field of maritime transport.They praised good relations between the two c...

Mamish: Suez Canal’s revenues reach all-time high in 2018

Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Mohab Mamish said on Thursday 18/04/2019 the international waterway achieved an all-time high in revenues in 2018.Receiving a diplomatic delegation grouping ambassadors from member states of the Interna...

PM tours Al Aqaletah House of Culture in Luxor

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli on Thursday 18/04/2019 toured Al Aqaletah House of Culture in Kurna village in the west bank of the Nile in Luxor.He was accompanied by Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem, Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawy, Heal...

Antiquities ministry announces details about discovery of new ancient tomb

The Antiquities Ministry announced on Thursday 18/04/2019 details about the discovery of a new ancient tomb; that of "Shed-su Djehuti" or "Djehuti" or "Thoth" deity, that was unearthed in the necropolis of Dra' Abu el-Naga'.The tomb was registered by G...

PM signs agreements on digital cultural content

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli attended the signing of media cooperation agreements to develop Egypt's cultural digital content.The documents were inked between the Ministry of Communications, the National Media Authority, the National Press Authorit...

PM praises health services in Luxor hospital

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, flanked by Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed, Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaaraw and Luxor governor Mostafa Alham, on Thursday 18/04/2019 toured New Armant specialized hospital in Luxor.The Prime M...