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Ministry of International Cooperation signs an agreement with Egyptian Steel, Orman to develop villages

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr signed an agreement with Ahmed Abou Hashima, head of Egyptian Steel, and Hossam El-Kabany, head of Orman charity association, to develop villages around Egypt. Nasr said that the agreement represents the true cooperation between the government, private sector, and civil society organisations. She stated that establishing sustainable development cannot …

Hisham Salah

World Bank allocates $500m for development of Sohag and Qena

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr inspected the Red Monastery development project in Sohag, which was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with EGP 20m. The project aims to restore and develop the archeological aspects of the monastery, being an important touristic attraction and providing employment for local residents and limited-skill …

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Ministries of international cooperation, housing sign agreement with UNDP for Alexandria 2032 strategy

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly witnessed on Monday the signing of an agreement regarding the participatory strategic urban planning for Alexandria until 2032. The two-year agreement between the Ministry of International Cooperation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) should have been completely planned out by 2016, but …

Hisham Salah

Egypt to receive 2nd tranche of African Development Bank loan

On Monday, the Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr signed an agreement with Leila Mokaddem, resident representative of the African Development Bank (AFDB) to receive $500m as the second tranche of a $1.5bn loan. The loan was agreed on last year. The tranche will be given to Egypt in January 2017, according to Prajesh Bhakta, …

Hisham Salah

Egypt to receive $3.5m donation for solar energy projects from UNDP

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a $3.5m donation to supports solar energy projects with the aim of increasing clean energy connected to Egypt’s national grid. The agreement represents the government’s concern for using Egypt’s solar …

Hisham Salah

IFAD grants Egypt $70m for agriculture projects

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met a mission group from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) headed by Michel Markaz on Wednesday to discuss current and future projects in Egypt. The IFAD mission confirmed that technical assistance will be provided to Egypt in the field of rural finance to overcome obstacles in this sector. …

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