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Cabinet approves a supplementary phase of Beit AlWatan project to attract more remittances: Housing Minister

Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly announced the approval of the Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday on the ministry’s request to extend the Beit AlWatan project, in New Cairo, through an additional phase in new cities to attract and receive more remittances from Egyptian expats. Further, Madbouly noted that the cabinet approved also providing a …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Ministers of communications, housing inaugurate Huawei’s first Broader Way Forum titled ‘Enabling digital transformation’

Under the name “New information and communication technology leadership and digital empowerment”, the global company Huawei organised the first Broader Way Forum entitled “Enabling digital transformation”, in the presence of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser Al-Qadi and Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Moustafa Madbouly, in addition to a number of company …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt ex-housing minister gets 8 years jail for graft

By Reuters CAIRO: A Cairo court sentenced former Housing Minister Ibrahim Soliman to eight years in jail on Thursday and fined him LE 2.18 billion ($360.9 million) for squandering public funds in two separate real estate deals. The court also sentenced Magdi Rasekh, father-in-law of ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s eldest son Alaa, in absentia to …

DNE

Ex-housing minister referred to criminal court again

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: The Prosecutor General referred Thursday former housing minister Ibrahim Suleiman and two associates to criminal court for profiteering, the prosecution said in a statement. The public funds prosecution found that Suleiman used his post as housing minister for illegal profiteering when he assigned three pieces of land in New Cairo worth …

DNE

Former housing minister El-Maghrabi jailed for graft

CAIRO: A former housing minister who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment and fined over an illegal land deal on Thursday, a judicial source said. Ahmed El-Maghrabi was one of the first of Mubarak’s ministers to be questioned in a wide-ranging graft investigation demanded by protesters who accused the …

DNE

Egypt jails ex-housing minister for graft, says source

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced on Thursday a former housing minister who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak to five years in jail and fined him over an illegal land deal, a judicial source said. Ahmed Al-Maghrabi was one of the first of Mubarak’s ministers to be questioned in a wide-ranging graft investigation demanded by …

DNE

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