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Visit by Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs Masagos Zulkifli to the Arab Republic of Egypt, 6 to 9 November 2012

Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs Masagos Zulkifli will visit Cairo, Egypt from 6 to 9 November 2012 to attend the graduation ceremony of Singaporean students studying in Al-Azhar Al-Shariff University on 7 November 2012. He will travel directly to Egypt from Rome, Italy where he is attending the 81st Interpol General Assembly. Since its inception …

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Egypt’s tourism sector still a good business and investment opportunity

By HSBC – ArabBrains Egyptians truly are a friendly bunch, as you’re sure to discover almost within moments of arriving in the country. In fact they’re known across the African continent for their openness and welcoming nature. Even faltering attempts at speaking a little bit of Egyptian Arabic, the language of modern-day Egypt, will be greeted with the deepest of …

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Egypt: Will Social Media lead to emotional blandness?

Social media penetration in Egypt is a staggering 68.21% from total online population (Facebook focused). People spend more time browsing their friend’s profiles than actually engaging in conversation or meeting with them face to face. As more and more time is spent in browsing the countless statuses updates shares and likes life becomes flat and with it flattens humanitarian feelings. …

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African Parliamentarians in Charge of Science, Technology and Innovation to Convene in Cairo to discuss ways of empowering the legislators through common African dialogue

Following the African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (AIPF-STI) initiative launched in May 2011 by UNECA; African Parliamentarians in Charge of Science, Technology and Innovation will be meeting from 16 to 18 October 2012 in Cairo, Egypt, to exchange views on strengthening the already growing momentum of empowering and building the capacity of the legislators through a common …

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Egyptian Greenfield Plant Begins Export of Eco-Friendly Building Materials

GlassRock Insulation Co.’s US$ 70 million Egyptian greenfield plant will produce thermal, acoustic and fireproof insulation solutions for national and global markets, playing a key role in the battle against climate change while creating jobs for 260 Egyptians GlassRock Insulation Co., a portfolio company of Citadel Capital ‘s regional mining platform ASCOM, is now targeting exports of stonewool to key …

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Italy-Egypt: Strategic partners, says Terzi. Seven cooperation agreements

In Egypt, there is “a strong demand for Italy, a widespread demand for support and for the political, economic and cultural presence of our country. A demand that I’ll do everything in my power to satisfy, not least by working to focus Europe’s attention more closely on Egypt’s expectations”. These were the words of Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, speaking at …

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UK Foreign Secretary arrives in Egypt

Foreign Secretary William Hague has arrived in Egypt for his first visit since the election of President Mursi. During his visit the Foreign Secretary will meet senior Egyptian politicians including President Mursi and Prime Minister Qandil. He will also meet representatives of the British business community and will address an event for young entrepreneurs. Speaking on arrival the Foreign Secretary …

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Terzi in Ramallah, then on to Cairo where he visited in July

On the second day of his Middle East mission, Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi is in Ramallah, where he has met with Palestinian foreign minister Riad al Malki, to whom he expressed his “concern” over the Palestinian Authority’s decision to present a resolution to the UN for recognition of “non-member status”, which, Terzi said, “runs the risk of polarizing …

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Terzi in Ramallah, then on to Cairo where he visited in July

On the second day of his Middle East mission, Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi is in Ramallah, where he has met with Palestinian foreign minister Riad al Malki, to whom he expressed his “concern” over the Palestinian Authority’s decision to present a resolution to the UN for recognition of “non-member status”, which, Terzi said, “runs the risk of polarizing …

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MasterCard and EGYPTAIR Collaborate To Promote Tourism in Egypt

Exclusive MasterCard Cash Back Promotion Launched for Web Bookings with EGYPTAIR In an effort to increase tourist traffic into Egypt, MasterCard  and EGYPTAIR, the flag carrier airline of Egypt have jointly introduced a cash back promotion for travelers originating from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. With the new promotion, MasterCard cardholders are eligible for 5% cash back …

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