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Egypt: U.S. Commits EGP 2.2 Million for Survivors of Al Rawda Mosque Attack

The support of the U.S. government will build on the vital assistance that the Egyptian Red Crescent has already been providing to those affected by the attack

To help the survivors of the November 24 terrorist attack on the mosque in Al Rawda village, the United States made a donation of EGP 2.2 million to the Egyptian Red Crescent for psychosocial counseling and vocational training to aid families and help provide sources of livelihood to those who…

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U.S. Embassy Welcomes U.S. Investment in Egypt with Mars Expansion

American companies want to be part of the growing momentum in the Egyptian economy, a momentum clearly evidenced by Mars’ choice of Egypt

Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil in welcoming the President of the Mars Wrigley Confectionery Company Martin Radvan to Egypt to celebrate the expansion of Mars’ production facility in 6th of October City. They were joined by senior executives of Mars Wrigley, which is based…

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Egypt: U.S. Agency for International Development and Ministry of Education Launch Renewable Energy Curriculum

It supports the Government of Egypt’s plan to meet 20 percent of its electricity needs through renewable energy by 2022

A new curriculum developed by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Ministry of Education will help over 300 technical school students in Aswan and Hurghada specialize in renewable energy and prepare them for employment in Egypt’s promising solar and wind power sectors. This new, three-year diploma…

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Supports Healthy Living in Egypt through Health Communications Project

Through TV and radio campaigns, the Health Communications Capacity Collaborative project (HC3) has delivered hepatitis C prevention messages to a nationwide audience

Thousands of Egyptians are living healthier lives today thanks to a joint project between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Health and Population to improve the skills of over 700 Egyptian health educators. The project, which began in 2014 and completed this month, featured a…

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USAID and Ministry of Education Strengthen Egyptian Technical Education

Since 2016, USAID’s project to improve the skills and job-readiness of technical students has secured employment for nearly 7,000 and internships for over 5,350 students

The future of technical education in Egypt received a significant boost with the completion on January 24 of a seven-day workshop for 1,300 Egyptian technical school teachers and administrators from 60 vocational schools in 11 governorates across Egypt.  The workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in…

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U.S. and Egypt Hold Military Cooperation Committee Meeting

The two nations further strengthened the strategic partnership between our two militaries, and defined the priorities for facing mutual security challenges, such as the threat of terrorism and violent extremism

Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) for International Security Affairs Robert Karem joined Air Marshal Younis al Masri, Chief of the Egyptian Air Force, in cohosting the Military Cooperation Committee (MCC) meeting on January 8-9. The MCC, which meets annually, is the premier bilateral forum for planning and coordinating security cooperation strategy between the…

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Over 600 Students Graduate from U.S. Embassy-sponsored English Language Program

The American University in Cairo, AMIDEAST, and the Egyptian Education Resource Association, as partners of the U.S. Embassy for this program, organized the classes and extracurricular activities for the students

On Sunday, December 10, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Thomas H. Goldberger presented graduation certificates to 370 young Egyptians from Cairo, Alexandria, and the Nile Delta on their completion of the Access English Language Program. An additional 300 students from Upper Egypt will receive their graduation certificates in a separate ceremony…

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United States Supports Egypt’s Cultural Heritage at Shrine of al-Imam al-Shafi’i

Megawra’s work is supported by a $695,000 grant from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany on December 4 in reviewing the significant archaeological work that the Egyptian organization “Megawra” is undertaking at the historic mausoleum of al-Imam al-Shafi’i, in the cemetery district of Historic Cairo. Megawra’s Athar Lina Initiative for Egyptian Cultural Preservation has…

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United States and Egypt Agree to Further Trade Cooperation

The Council acknowledged the importance of improving the overall private sector business climate facing U.S. and Egyptian companies

The United States and Egypt met on December 5 under the bilateral Trade and Investment Council. The Council, established under the 1999 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), discussed ways to further expand fair and reciprocal trade and investment between the two countries.   The United States used the meeting to…