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British Trade Envoy to Egypt visits Cairo and Alexandria

Over 50 UK companies join Sir Jeffrey Donaldson on a visit to develop trade and investment links between the UK and Egypt

British Trade Envoy to Egypt, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, arrived in Egypt on 11 February for a 5 day visit, heading up the largest British trade delegation in nearly 2 decades. The visit will focus on the sectors of oil and gas, education, infrastructure and health. The UK is Egypt’s largest…

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British Embassy welcomes a new British Company to Egypt

Ambassador to Egypt John Casson welcomed LOC Group, an independent marine, engineering consultancy and survey organization, which opened a new office in Cairo

The UK’s Ambassador to Egypt H.E. John Casson welcomed LOC Group, an independent marine, engineering consultancy and survey organization, which opened a new office in Cairo, Egypt to increase its presence across North Africa and the Middle East. This is the latest in a new wave of British companies entering…

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London Stock Exchange Group looks into new ways to support Egyptian economy

On 23 October, His Excellency the British Ambassador to Cairo John Casson hosted a reception for the visiting delegation of London Stock Exchange Group

On 22 October 2017, a delegation from the London Stock Exchange Group arrived in Cairo for a two day visit to support EGX’s development and connect Egyptian Government and companies to London markets – one of the world’s most powerful source of international investor capital. The London Stock Exchange is…

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The UK’s Defence Senior Advisor for the Middle East Lt General Tom Beckett arrives to Cairo

This is the latest in a series of high profile defence engagement visits between the UK and Egypt this year

The UK’s Defence Senior Advisor for the Middle East Lt General Tom Beckett arrived in Cairo, to discuss opportunities to expand UK-Egypt joint military training, as well as counter terrorism and regional concerns. Lt General Tom Beckett CBE will meet with Major General Mohammed Abdulfattah El Keshki, the Assistant Minister…

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UK’s Special Envoy for Gender Equality Visits Cairo

The UK’s support for the economic empowerment of women has included support for the Government of Egypt’s Takaful and Karama programs

On Saturday 23 September, Joanna Roper, the UK’s Special Envoy for Gender Equality, arrived in Cairo for a two day visit. During her visit, she will meet with the President of the National Council for Women in Egypt, Dr Maya Morsy, female Members of Parliament, and leaders working on women’s…

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61 New Chevening Scholars from Egypt head to the UK

British Ambassador bids farewell to 61 young Egyptian scholars heading to the UK to study one-year Master’s degree

On Monday 11 September, the British Ambassador in Cairo, John Casson, bid farewell to 61 Egyptian master’s degree scholars who have been awarded a fully-funded Chevening Scholarships, as they prepared to begin their studies in the UK. The British Embassy in Cairo invited World Number One Squash player, Nour El…

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Are you Egypt’s next top Social Entrepreneurs?

‘Hackathon’ contest looks for Egyptian solutions to environmental problems in the fields of Energy, Recycling and Sustainable Farming

The British Embassy in Cairo launched a ‘Hackathon’ competition to find the best aspiring social entrepreneurs in Egypt. The competition, in partnership with Flat6Labs, is looking for inspiring Egyptians who want solve problems in an innovative and business friendly way. It will focus on the fields of recycling, energy, and…

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Call for bids for the Inspire Egypt Programme Fund closes 15 July

Open call for bids for the Inspire Egypt Programme Fund closes on 15 Jul 2017

The Inspire Egypt Programme Fund aims to strengthen the voluntary and social entrepreneurship sectors in Egypt, through supporting leadership in these sectors and encouraging greater numbers of Egyptians to participate in civic life. It supports British Embassy (BE) Cairo’s Inspire Egypt Campaign. We welcome bids for projects in the following…

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British Ambassador signs joint declaration of intent

British Ambassador signs joint declaration of intent with Egypt’s Minister for Investment and International Cooperation

On 8 March, British Ambassador, John Casson CMG signed a joint declaration of intent with Egypt’s Minister for Investment and International Cooperation, Her Excellency Dr Sahar Nasr. The Joint Declaration was agreed during the visit of UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Cairo last week. It sets out the UK’s…

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Strong British Presence at EGYPS 2017

As Egypt becomes an energy superpower, a strong British presence at EGYPS confirms UK as Egypt's Top Oil & Gas partner

On 14-15 February, British Ambassador to Egypt John Casson and UK Trade Envoy Sir Jeffrey Donaldson attended the first ever Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS2017), opened by President Sisi. EGYPS2017 is the largest Oil and Gas industry event to happen in North Africa, and the UK played a leading role with…