Neither the Palestinian Authority president nor the head of Egypt’s Coptic Church plans to meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence when he visits the Middle East later this month, to protest the U.S. declaration recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Egypt’s tourism ministry has partnered up with the CNN to launch a campaign to promote tourism in Egypt, a ministry statement said on Saturday.
IFC’s decision to expand funding to Egypt comes against the background of the country implementing a large-scale IMF economic reform program that has helped the Arab world’s most populous nation secure a $US 12 billion loan from the IMF.
Ismail Haniyeh, head of the Hamas Political Bureau, and a delegation of senior officials from the Gaza Strip recently went to Cairo for talks about reconciliation with Fatah and the possibility of forming a Palestinian unity government.
The figure for Egypt’s population — 94,798,827 million as of April — is an increase of 22 million since 2006, when the latest census was held.
Egypt started to bear the fruit of the economic reform as the foreign direct investments have increased and the country’s ranking in the latest Global Competitiveness Report has improved, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr said.
Egypt’s sharp rise in global competitiveness ranking is the fruit of its economic reform, Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr said Thursday.