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UK announces a £12 mn fund to support education reform in Egypt

The UK will give £12 million GBP to support education reform in Egypt through the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

The UK fund will include support for teacher training, through the ministry’s flagship education programme, and support children’s education in governorates across the country. Middle East Minister Hon Alistair Burt, said: "I am proud that once again the UK is at the forefront of supporting Egypt’s development and growth. This…

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HMS ARGYLL Visits Egypt in boost to United Kingdom-Egyptian Naval Cooperation

British Ship HMS ARGYLL Visits Alexandria in boost to UK-Egyptian Naval Cooperation

HMS Argyll of the British Royal Navy is currently visiting the Alexandria Naval Base to facilitate discussions between senior Egyptian and UK Naval Officers about future cooperation, including training exercises and maritime security in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. On 9 July, HMS Argyll hosted a reception on board…

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Egypt: Newton-Mosharafa fund knocks on scientists’ doors

The UK-Egypt £50 million Newton-Mosharafa Fund visited seven Egyptian universities to promote funding opportunities to Egypt’s top scientists, and researchers

The Newton-Mosharafa Fund tour headed to Helwan University, Alexandria University, Damanhour University, Kafr El Sheikh University, Mansoura University, Zagazig University, Tanta University and the National Research Centre in Cairo. Newton-Mosharafa Fund is one of many strands of the UK’s longstanding education partnership with Egypt, which also includes programmes delivering PhDs…

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'Start Egypt' discovers entrepreneurs across the country

UK-funded Start Egypt programme has just completed a discovery mission for the country’s future entrepreneurs

Partnering with Techne Drifts and Entreprenelle, Start Egypt has toured nine Egyptian cities as part of its road shows and its female founders’ workshops. Start Egypt experts from Flat6Labs headed to Alexandria, Port Said, Assuit, Sohag, Suez, Mansoura, Tanta, Luxor, and Aswan. In November 2017, the British Embassy in Cairo…

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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…