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U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Commander Makes First Visit to Egypt

He met with senior Egyptian naval leaders in Alexandria to explore ways to enhance the strategic security relationship between Egypt and the United States

Vice Admiral Jim Malloy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), visited Egypt March 12. This was Vice Admiral Malloy’s first visit to Egypt after taking command of NAVCENT. He met with senior Egyptian naval leaders in Alexandria to explore ways to enhance the strategic security relationship between Egypt and…

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Embassy Visit to Rod El Farag Water Treatment Plant Highlights U.S. Support for Clean Water for all Egyptians

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) also launched a program to strengthen institutional capacity and the policy, legal, and regulatory framework for water distribution and access

Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger and other U.S. Embassy representatives, including USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin and Senior Regional Agricultural Attache Mariano Beillard, visited Cairo’s main water treatment plant at Rod El Farag on March 12, 2019. In 1986, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),…

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U.S. Charge d’Affaires Highlights U.S. Support for Egypt During Trip to Minya

The Charge described the many Embassy initiatives in Minya, including assistance provided through USAID in the agriculture, water, business, tourism, and health sectors

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger visited the city of Minya. Joining the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt in an event celebrating the Fulbright Commission's 70th year in Egypt, Charge Goldberger and members of the Embassy team met the President of Minya University, Dr. Mustafa Abdel Nabi Abdel Rahman and his…

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Inaugurates Wastewater System, Career Center for Sohag Residents

The new wastewater system will provide access to sanitation services for thousands of residents of Sohag governorate for the first time

In support of the Government of Egypt’s goal to meet the educational and sanitation needs of all Egyptians from all parts of the country, the Embassy is pleased to announce that two important projects in Sohag governorate became operational this week. The first, a wastewater pump station and collection system,…

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U.S. Embassy Congratulates Mama Maggie on Receiving the International Woman of Courage Award

The award recognizes Mama Maggie’s selfless dedication to improving the lives of tens of thousands of impoverished children in Egypt

The United States Embassy in Cairo warmly congratulates Magda Gobran, also known as Mama Maggie, who will receive an International Woman of Courage Award from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and First Lady Melania Trump in Washington, DC on March 7. Mama Maggie epitomizes the courage and leadership required to…

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U.S. Embassy Cairo Celebrates Women in Film at the 3rd Aswan International Women’s Film Festival

The Embassy works cooperatively with festivals and filmmakers throughout Egypt, bringing American filmmakers to lead workshops, panels, and masterclasses

In partnership with the Aswan International Women’s Film Festival, the Embassy brought Egyptian-American film producer Dina Emam to Egypt on February 25th and 26th to lead a workshop and meet one-on-one with female Egyptian filmmakers. Dina Emam is best known for her work on the film “Yomeddine.” “We are delighted…

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Deadline Extended to MARCH 22 for 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Applications

Approximately 2,000 participants will be invited to this year’s summit, including 1,200 entrepreneurs, 400 investors, and 400 thought leaders and other officials from all over the world

Attention all Egyptian entrepreneurs: The deadline to apply for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit has been extended to March 22nd! Are you an Egyptian entrepreneur with an investment-ready project?  Are you looking to scale up an existing, successful product or idea? Then apply today for your spot at the 2019 Global…

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Egypt and U.S. unveil new groundwater system at Catacombs of Kom El-Shuqafa

This site has rich cultural significance and has the potential to attract tourists and generate revenue

In support of Egypt’s vital tourism industry, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Anany and Alexandria Governor Dr. Abdul Aziz Qansua to celebrate the completion of a groundwater lowering system at the Catacombs of Kom El-Shuqafa on Sunday, March 3. “This site has rich cultural…

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U.S. Embassy Cairo Celebrates Five Years of Maker Faire Innovation

The Faire will feature presentations by leaders of the international “Maker” movement, 250 makers, and over 30 activities and competitions

In partnership with San3a Tech/FabLab Egypt, the Embassy is proud to support the fifth annual Maker Faire Cairo on Saturday, March 2, at the Smart Village in Giza. The Faire will feature presentations by leaders of the international “Maker” movement, 250 makers, and over 30 activities and competitions. Two stages…