Egypt

May 13, 2001

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Pakistan's privatization body said on Saturday, May 12, it had received an Expression of Interest (EoI) from Egypt's Orascom Telecom for the sale of 26 percent stake in Pakistan Telecommunication Comp

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Bilateral economic cooperation was a focal point of a meeting of the joint Egyptian -Libyan higher committee, which began in Cairo on Tuesday, May 10.

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A plan to establish a French university in Egypt, which will focus on the studies of engineering, technology, computers, information systems and hotel management, has drawn the support of the country’

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Egypt’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to increase 5.6 percent during the year 2002, after rising a forecasted 4.8 percent in 2001, predicted The Economist weekly.

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The Egyptian cabinet has endorsed a multi-faceted plan for the oil sector, the goal of which is increasing Egypt's resources of foreign exchange.

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The Egyptian Public Business Sector minister, Mukhtar Khattab, has recently stated that, to date, half of Egypt’s 314 public companies have been privatized.

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The Egyptian Minister of Public Enterprise has recently stated that, to date, 50 percent of Egypt’s 314 public companies have been privatized.

May 12, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, who arrived in Oman on Saturday, will discuss the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian clashes with Egypt's President Hosni M

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Middle Eastern Arab countries moved toward launching a major regional transport network at a ministerial session in Beirut calling for more coordinati

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Egypt's state-owned Telecom Egypt has picked an inopportune time to seek a strategic investor, with global telecom operators slowing down expansion in

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Egypt plans to increase joint military exercises with Arab and Western countries.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has sent US President George W. Bush a message on the "deteriorating situation in the Middle East."

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will visit Egypt “in the coming days” for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on the latest situation in t

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The Special Olympics, an international athletic competition for the disabled, has chosen Egypt for its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) headquarter

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The Arab League’s Higher Committee will meet in Cairo at the end of May to discuss the joint Egyptian-Jordanian peace initiative aimed at quelling the