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Aqar Map head urges more government cooperation with real estate developers

  /  September 20, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The website’s online visitors reached one million visitors last month, compared to 300,000 two years ago

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Capital market eager to present exchange traded funds (ETF) to investors: EGX chairman

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Infrastructure, telecommunication and real estate show stock market promise

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2 projects comprising investments of $3.5bn included in company’s long-term plan: Basil El-Baz

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

By Alia Stohy and Mahmoud Al-Qasas The Carbon Holdings Company is planning to present its initial public offering (IPO) to the main stock exchange at the value of $2 billion. The company nearly resolved negotiations read the rest…

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Current government will not raise petroleum product prices: Planning minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

National investment veered off its developmental course and we seek to resolve the financial entanglements with government agencies, says El-ArabyBy

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Investment opportunities in Suez Canal Project are endless: Dar Al-Handasah director of operations

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Closeness of name between company and army’s engineering corps led to confusion

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Egypt can still attract foreign investment of $10bn in 2014-15: Investment minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Ashraf Salman says energy investment is top priority

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12.5% deficit in FY 2013/2014 budget, financing gap valued at EGP 10-11bn: Finance minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

CBE’s temporary ‘financial’ account is strategic reserve and will not be used to solve budget deficit

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Industrial sector, investments will rise when Egypt offers preferential treatment to local products: Trade minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

  Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told the Daily News Egypt in an interview for the Euromoney supplement that the law offering preferential treatment to local products will be referred read the rest…

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Upcoming period is busy time for petroleum industry: Petroleum minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Although there will be a $2bn in debts to foreign partners by year end, ministry has paid back $11.2bn to foreign companies during FY 2013/2014

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As much as 20% or more of Egypt’s energy could be solar: Consilio CEO

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Solar energy is a supplemental source as it requires subsidies and storage to meet peak hours

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Larger stake in Palm Hills sought: Ripplewood CEO

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Collins affirms commitment to support Egypt’s economic recovery, interest in more opportunities in the country

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Novartis grows by 15%: CPO Head and Country President

  /  September 14, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The Daily News Egypt interviewed Novartis’ CPO Head and Country President Basyouni Abouseif and chief scientific officer at the company, Sameh Rakha, to discuss the company’s progress in Egypt, and the introduction of breakthrough medications read the rest…

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6 companies to have IPOs this fiscal year: EFG Hermes CEO

and   /  September 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Food industry likely to be the first to have an IPO, says Karim Awad

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More antiquities intended for smuggling detected, others to be returned soon: Tourism Police

  /  September 10, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Heavier legal price for those who ‘encroach on tourists’ even if victim drops charges, says assistant interior minister

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Criminal acts distort the image of Islam: Grand Mufti’s consultant

  /  September 9, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Ibrahim Nigm criticises foreign media rhetoric on religion

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‘Building a strong parliament essential for bringing about normalised democracy’: Nick Harvey

  /  September 7, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

British politician Sir Nick Harvey shares his views on coming parliamentary elections in Egypt and the importance of coalitions

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Egypt optimistic about tourism recovery from October: Tourism minster

  /  September 3, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou expressed optimism on restoration of Egyptian tourism this October after eight countries lift Sinai travel warnings and Arab tourists return

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SFD plans to allocate EGP 2bn to fund projects by year-end: Secretary General

  /  September 2, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

By Ayat Al-Batawi In December 2013, the board of directors of the Social Fund for Development (SFD) approved a budget of EGP 3bn for 2014 to finance development programmes of small enterprises and labour-intensive projects. read the rest…

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Gras Savoye France declares Egypt a regional hub for reinsurance in the Middle East and Europe: Hamid Mabrook, managing director of Gras Savoye Masr

  /  August 31, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

By Mohammad Azab Gras Savoye Reinsurance Brokers recently announced the Arab Insurance Federation Conference, scheduled to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh and attended by a delegation of the group’s representatives in Egypt and France. The read the rest…

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MisrLife Insurance Company eyes 40% market share: Chairman

  /  August 31, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

By Fahd Omran MisrLife Insurance Company posted a 21% premium growth rate for individual, group and health insurances by the end of last year, compared to June 2013. The achieved growth is linked to several read the rest…

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Egypt is witnessing less freedom of expression than under Mubarak or Morsi : John R. Bradley

  /  August 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Daily News Egypt interviewed Bradley to discuss Egypt’s internal political situation and its foreign affairs, ranging from human rights abuses to the recent geopolitical developments in the region.

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Smartphones to make 32% of all Egyptian mobile sales by 2016: SONY

  /  August 20, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Outlining the strides made in the Egyptian market, SONY Marketing Manager in the Middle East and Africa Younes Cherkaoui disucsses the company’s influence on the smart phone market and Egyptian receptiveness to the latest technology.

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Shell Lubricants to reach competitive market share in Egypt by year’s end: Managing Director

  /  August 19, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt talks to Shell Lubricants Managing Director Saher Hashem to find out more about the company’s plans to make itself a market leader in the lubricants sector.

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Arab Contractors to significantly expand Egyptian and Saudi operations: Chairman

  /  August 18, 2014  /  interviews  /  5 Comments

In an interview with Al-Borsa, company Chairman Engineer Mohsen Salah talks about the the company’s upcoming expansion projects in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Egypt has considerable problems in its penal institutions: Nasser Amin

  /  August 14, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

NCHR member Nasser Amin speaks to the Daily News Egypt about human rights issues in Egypt

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Xerox targets over 20% YOY growth: General Manager of Xerox Egypt

  /  August 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The company dominated the products segment in the banking sector, Ashraf Al Arman noted

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Mobile phones are next generation’s tool for electronic payment in Egypt: VISA

  /  August 6, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Mobile phones are crucial to Visa’s Egypt strategy and their use in making payments is a pillar of Visa’s holistic financial strategy, according to Tariq El-Husseini, North and West Africa Visa General Manager. El-Husseini said read the rest…

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Aramex to invest EGP 150m to expand storage, transport activities over next 2 years

  /  August 5, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

In an interview with Daily News Egypt, CEO of Aramex Africa Samer Gharaibeh said that the company currently has a storage capacity of 106,000 square metres and hopes to add another 28,000 over the next two years.

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General Authority for Tourism needs restructuring: Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism chairman

and   /  July 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  4 Comments

Authority needs change to revitalise incoming tourism, according to consumer studies on the perception of Egyptian tourism abroad

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Electronic payments benefit people excluded from formal financial services: MasterCard Country Manager

  /  July 23, 2014  /  interviews, Technology  /  2 Comments

In an exclusive interview with the Daily News Egypt, Magdy Hassan, Country Manager of MasterCard Egypt, highlighted the programmes and services the credit card provider offers. He also highlighted the “Road to Inclusion Report” adopted by MasterCard.

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