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Minister of Agriculture granted to potato traders respite of 45 days to release their products in the market
Separate section under MoH monitors, records medicine shortages
The doctor was previously free on bail, awaiting trial in December
Parliamentary speaker Ali Abdul Aal has promised tangible developments in the next two days
IMF loan will not encourage Egyptian economy, says former finance minister
An open-ended medicine shortage may be forthcoming, says head of parliamentary Health Committee
Health Ministry is negotiating with Nile Pharma and Nasr Pharma to increase their shares, say sources
Price hikes, reports of shortage of certain goods on the rise as army vows to intervene to provide basic goods for “ordinary citizens”
Manufacturers rely on the informal market for US dollars, and securing 25% of industrial sector needs would stabilise US dollar exchange rates
We should increase the supply of dollars and encourage Egyptians abroad to sell their dollar remittances to banks, says head of research at Prime
Crucial medicines shortage result of broad economic challenges, dollar price rise
Two wells owned by Petrobel will be connected this month, with each well producing 40m cubic feet of gas per day
Ministry of electricity seeks to address the electricity crisis by diversifying production sources to include solar and wind energy
This means that citizens who use gas lines connected to their place of residence to run on electric generators can face legal repercussions under criminal law.
Prime minister denies reports that Suez would be transferred to the authority of Cairo governorate
Relations between Cairo and Hamas tense; Cairo court recently banned Hamas activities in Egypt
Gas production is still estimated to exceed consumption at 5.31 bcf/day versus 4.95 bcf/day, a ministry source said.
Egypt is currently making arrangements to transport Qatari-funded fuel to neighbouring Gaza
EGP 1.2 billion to raise irrigation capacity and put end to water shortage
Rafah border crossing, which connects the Gaza Strip to the outside world has been shut for 10 days
The government is studying alternatives to gas usage, investments with foreign companies and is seeking to build wind farms for electricity production.
Slashing energy subsidies is one of the requirements set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)to secure the proposed $4.8bn loan package.
Hundreds attempt to cross the Rafah border through tunnels
Tahrir campus classes to continue
Egypt has been plunged into darkness fairly often in past weeks, with some areas having regular power cuts every three or four hours.