Egypt Launches New Initiative To Support Tourism

Egypt Launches New Initiative To Support Tourism

2021-01-14 | By middleeastmonitor | 9 Hits

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek ElMolla announced on Tuesday a reduction in aviation fuel prices as part of a government initiative to support the country39s tourism sector In an official statement ElMolla conveyed that the programme would cut aviation fuel prices to 15 cents per gallon adding that it would go into effect quotstarting on 21 January until the end of the yearquot quotThe initiative comes as part of the Egyptian government39s efforts to revive the country39s tourism and aviation sectors as they plunged follow >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

no imageEgypt minister: 'We need $1.78 bn to provide coronavirus vaccine'
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 11 | US

Egyptian Finance Minister Mohamed Maait announced that his country needs more than 20 billion Egyptian pounds to provide the coronavirus vaccine to 100 million citizens quotWe have a contract with the Global Vaccine Alliance to get 20 million doses We have also submitted a request to obtain the Oxford University vaccine and we expect to get 30 million dosesquot Maait added He continued ...

no imageEgypt extends conflict with Turkey to African Sahel
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 9 | US

Cairo has made its conflict against Ankara a foreign policy priority rendering all regions a potential battleground even the African Sahel region which has generally been excluded from the focus of the Egyptian state The Intelligence Online website added that after Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean Egypt is now doing its best to confront the escalating Turkish influence in the Sahel region...

no imageTCL launches new affordable 4G LTE tablet, TAB 10s at CES 2021
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 12:30 | Hits : 8 | US

TCL brought two tablet devices at the CES 2021 the TCL NXTPAPER and the TCL Tab 10s Of these while the NXTPAPER impresses with its unique paperlike display that is of less stress to the eyes the Tab 10s scores as being an affordable Android tablet that comes bundled with a stylus The specs aren8217t anything to blow you off your feet though that wasn8217t the intention in the first pl...

no imageEgypt hopes US' Biden engages in Ethiopia dam crisis
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 05:30 | Hits : 8 | US

Egypt on Friday called on the incoming US administration to play a role in finding a solution to the Ethiopia dam crisisAnadolu Agencyreports Egypt39s official news agency quoted Motaz Zahran the ambassador to the US as sayingthat Egypt hopes incoming President Joe Biden will engage with the three parties in the crisis Egypt Sudan and Ethiopia to make progress Ina virtual meeting ...

no imageEgypt: interior ministry transfers suspect in Italian student's murder
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:30 | Hits : 6 | US

The Egyptian Interior Ministry transferred one of the four main suspects in the murder of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni to a new position on Tuesday Anadolu has reported Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfiq approved the reshuffle of security officers39 which included the transfer of the head of the National Security Agency Major General Tariq Saber who is now the Minister39s Assista...

no imageChina firm completes first tower in Egypt's new capital
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:30 | Hits : 9 | US

The first office tower in Egypt39s New Administrative Capital NAC has been completed according to China State Construction Engineering Corporation CSCEC The C08 building which is one of two twin towers alongside the C07 had the final piece of its curtain wall installed earlier this month making it quotthe first building to finishquot in the NAC39s Central Business District sa...

no imageUnion acts against liquidation of Egyptian Iron and Steel Company
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 03:02 | Hits : 8 | US

A major union is taking steps against the liquidation of Egyptian Iron and Steel Company one of the companies linked to the Ministry of the Public Business Sector RT reported on Wednesday The company was established by the then President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1954 The head of the Syndicate of Private Sector Workers called on the government to explain the decision taken at the Extrao...

no imageOne year since US-Egypt citizen Moustafa Kassem died in Egyptian prison
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 11 | US

Today marks one year since EgyptianAmerican citizen Moustafa Kassem died in an Egyptian prison after embarking on a hunger strike over his unjust detention Kassem was 54 and working as a taxi driver in New York and was in Egypt visiting family He was arrested around the time of theRabaa massacreand accused of being a spy and taking part in protests Kassem was sentenced to 15 years imprisonme...

no imageEgypt's private sector is squeezed by the army's hold over the economy
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 6 | US

The Egyptian Minister of Finance Dr Mohamed Maait has confirmed that the country is set to witness a greater role for the private sector in economic development as it is the engine of growth The government has an increasing interest in opening new development opportunities that will enhance private sector participation in unprecedented mega projects This will help create jobs to boost the eco...

no imageEX-HRW director calls on Egypt to release elderly prisoners
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:30 | Hits : 6 | US

Executive DirectorofDemocracyfor theArab World Now DAWN Sarah LeahWhitsonyesterday called on Egyptian authorities to release elderly prisoners In avideoposted on Twitter by Batel Campaign Whitson said quotI am speaking today to make an urgent appeal to Egyptian authorities and those who have influence with the Egyptian authorities to move to release the elderly prisoners from Egyp...

Senarai Hotel Wajib Dikunjungi Cuti Sekolah
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:30 | Hits : 262 | US

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