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President of Egypt Receives Credentials of Qatari Ambassador

Wished HE the Ambassador success in his duties, assuring him of providing all support to promote the bilateral relations to a closer cooperation in various fields

HE President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi received on Wednesday the credentials of HE Salem bin Mubarak Al Shafi as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Arab Republic of Egypt. HE the Ambassador conveyed HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin…

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Egypt-International Cooperation Forum (ICF) high-level conference: African Development Bank joins calls for stronger development partnerships to spur Covid-19 recovery efforts

Participants also urged greater cooperation with the private sector in the short term to secure more rapid vaccine access for Africans

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) Wednesday joined leaders of government and international organizations in calling for stronger partnerships to support Africa’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic at the first Egypt-International Cooperation Forum. Participants also urged greater cooperation with the private sector in the short term to secure more rapid vaccine…

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INS Tabar Conducts Maritime Partnership Exercise with Egyptian Navy

The maritime partnership exercise culminated with a ‘Steam Past’ between the two ships, as per naval custom

On leaving the port of Alexandria on 05 September 21, INS Tabar undertook a maritime partnership exercise with ENS Alexandria, a frontline frigate of the Egyptian Navy, in the Mediterranean Sea. The exercise involved multiple activities covering a wide range of naval operations. These included drills for transit through asymmetric…

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U.S. Forces Participate in Exercise Bright Star in Egypt

Approximately 600 U.S. military personnel will participate in the exercise, which was originally scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to the COVID 19 pandemic

The U.S., along with forces from partner nations, have joined the Arab Republic of Egypt for Exercise Bright Star 2021 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt on Sept.  2 – 16. This exercise will build off the success of Bright Star 2018. Approximately 600 U.S. military personnel will participate in the…

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UNESCO awards International Literacy Prizes to Innovative Projects Boosting Literacy in Covid Times

The awards will be presented during a virtual International Conference entitled “Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide

UNESCO has selected six outstanding literacy programmes from Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Mexico and South Africa as winners of its International Literacy Prizes, awarded on the occasion of International Literacy Day (8 September). During the COVID crisis, these programmes continued to help students learn to read and write through accessible technologies. "These…

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U.S. Ambassador and Tourism Minister Inaugurate Renovated Site in Esna

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Esna on Sunday, August 29, with Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled El Enany and Luxor Governor Mostafa Alham to inaugurate the recently renovated Wakalet el-Geddawy, a caravansery built in 1792 to store trade goods and lodge traveling merchants.  Together, they affirmed the…

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    • U.S. Ambassador Meets Sohag Governor, Visits Abydos, the Red and White Monasteries
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U.S. Ambassador Meets Sohag Governor, Visits Abydos, the Red and White Monasteries

Since 2004, the U.S. government has invested almost $800,000 in the site, ensuring access for current and future generations to Abydos

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen met Sohag Governor Major General Tarek Mohamed El Fiqi and visited the Seti I Temple at Abydos and Sohag’s Red and White Monasteries on August 28. The Ambassador affirmed continued support for U.S.-Egypt partnerships that advance cultural preservation, tourism, and broad-based economic development. On arrival…

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President Cyril Ramaphosa participates in G20 Compact with Africa meeting in Germany, 26-27 Aug

The G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) was initiated under the G20 German Presidency in 2017 to promote private investment into the African continent

President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Germany, on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, to attend a G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) meeting in Berlin on 26 and 27 August. President Ramaphosa has been invited by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. The G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) was initiated under the G20 German…

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Secretary-General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Meets Egyptian Charge D'Affaires

HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the Charge D'Affairs for his efforts in supporting and strengthening bilateral relations

HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmad bin Hassan Al-Hamadi met on Monday with Charge D'Affaires at the embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the State of Qatar Ahmed Samir Helmy Marzouk, on the occasion of the end of his tenure. HE the Secretary-General of…

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North Sinai: Egyptian Red Crescent and ICRC provide humanitarian assistance to thousands of households

The Egyptian Red Crescent Society (ERCS), in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has started distributing 335 tons of food aid, 19 tons of hygiene kits, and 5,000-floor mats to 5,000 households in North Sinai

The distribution, which is being carried out by ERC volunteers during the month of August, is meant to alleviate the consequences the events in North Sinai have had on residents. This is the sixth time the ERC and the ICRC have responded to the humanitarian needs of North Sinai residents.…