Sunday, May 26, 2019


Egypt

Rebuilding a Nation


Rebuilding a Nation
Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer

An article by Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer.

 

Apr 30, 2019

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CIRA Egypt

Bringing high-quality education to the under-served middle-income segment in Egypt


Bringing high-quality education to the under-served middle-income segment in Egypt
Mohamed El-Kalla, Managing director of CIRA

As Egypt’s middle class grows over the coming years, so too will the demand for high-quality private education at affordable prices,... Apr 24, 2019

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Egypt

Bold economic reforms pay major dividends


Bold economic reforms pay major dividends
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi swearing in Prime Minister Mostafa Kamal Madbouly in June, 2018.

The Egyptian government has implemented reforms and laid down the plans that will ultimately allow the private sector to take the driving... Apr 14, 2019

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Investment, Egypt

Africa’s top investment destination


Africa’s top investment destination

Egypt is now the second largest recipient of direct U.S. investments in the Middle East.

 

Apr 14, 2019

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Egypt

Closer than ever: the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States continues to unfold


Closer than ever: the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States continues to unfold
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry (right) meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in January, 2019.

Forty years on from the signing of the Camp David Accords, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sheds light on the dynamics behind the... Apr 14, 2019

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Planning, Egypt

Vision 2030 sets out inclusive vision of the future Egypt


Vision 2030 sets out inclusive vision of the future Egypt
DR. HALA EL SAID, Minister of Planning

Incorporating the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, Egypt’s Vision 2030 puts forward a strategy... Apr 14, 2019

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Egypt

Foreign investment on the rise amid improved business climate


Foreign investment on the rise amid improved business climate
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (far right) and Minister of Investment Dr. Sahar Nasr (far left) at the inauguration of the Investor Services Center

A new investment law has provided a particularly important landmark in Egypt’s bid to boost the business environment, leading to increased... Apr 14, 2019

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Private sector, Egypt

Private sector called to fill $230 billion investment gap to meet infrastructure needs


Private sector called to fill $230 billion investment gap to meet infrastructure needs
DR. AHMED HEIKAL, Chairman, Qalaa Holdings

Recent measures aimed at improving the business climate, particularly focused on fostering private sector participation in sustainable development,... Apr 14, 2019

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Sustainability, Egypt

Sustainable investment in renewable energy


Sustainable investment in renewable energy

With Egypt’s goal to generate 42 percent of its energy capacity from renewables by 2035, private investors have prime opportunities... Apr 14, 2019

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Banking and finance, Egypt

Macroeconomic stability sets the stage for sustainable growth


Macroeconomic stability sets the stage for sustainable growth
Dr. Mohamed Maait was named African finance minister of the year by The Banker in January.

Three years after signing a US$12 billion loan pact with the IMF, Egypt has enacted key structural reforms, strengthening the business climate,... Apr 14, 2019

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Finance, Egypt

Exporters primed to benefit from newly expanded Suez Canal


Exporters primed to benefit from newly expanded Suez Canal
Mrs. Mervat Soltan, Chairperson of EBE

The development of the new Suez Canal Economic Zone and the Suez Canal, which “saw the largest increase in income in history”... Apr 14, 2019

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Banking and finance, Egypt

Banking sector embraces digitalization towards financial inclusion and SME financing


Banking sector embraces digitalization towards financial inclusion and SME financing
TAREK FAYED, Chairman and CEO, Banque du Caire

Banque du Caire has embarked on a five-year transformation strategy that includes regional expansion, strengthening its digital platform and... Apr 14, 2019

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Tourism, Japan

Grasping the opportunities brought about by Japan’s touristic boom

Grasping the opportunities brought about by Japan’s touristic boom
Hisashi Furukawa
President of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd.

With more than 40 million travellers expected to visit the country in 2020, Japan’s... May 24, 2019


Jordan

“Come to Jordan: you will see that it is much better than expected”

“Come to Jordan: you will see that it is much better than expected”
Sheldon Fink
CEO of PBI Aqaba

With its strategic geographic location, major seaport, an international airport, and developed... May 23, 2019


Tourism, Egypt

Latif Group expanding its offerings in Egypt

Latif Group expanding its offerings in Egypt
Nasser Abdel Latif
Latif Group

We speak with Nasser Abdel Latif of the Latif Group about the company’s plan to add... May 23, 2019


Egypt

Egypt is full of opportunities in the energy sector

Egypt is full of opportunities in the energy sector
Mr. Ahmed El Sewedy
President & Chief Executive Officer, El Sewedy Electric Group

We speak to Ahmed El Sewedy of El Sewedy Electric Group to discuss the energy sector in... May 23, 2019


Minapharm, Egypt

Innovation made affordable

Innovation made affordable
Dr. Wafik Badassi
Chairman and CEO, Minapharm

The Worldfolio sits down with Dr. Wafik Badassi to discuss how Minapharm continues to venture... May 23, 2019


Hill International, Egypt

Providing the foundations for a stable construction industry

Providing the foundations for a stable construction industry
Mr. Waleed Abdel Fattah
Senior Vice President & Africa Managing Director, Hill International

The Grand Egyptian Museum, the new Cairo airport terminal and Cairo Ritz Carlton are just... May 22, 2019


Egypt Post

Driving Egypt’s digital transformation

Driving Egypt’s digital transformation
Mr.Essam Mohamed El Saghir
Chairman, Egypt Post

In this interview, Essam Mohamed El Saghir explains how Egypt Post is driving the country’s... May 22, 2019


Tourism Egypt

Egoth plays a big role in the tourism sector

Egoth plays a big role in the tourism sector
Mr. Sherif Mohamed Salah Bendary
Chairman and Managing Director, EGOTH

EGOTH operates several internationally iconic hotels spread across Egypt – in Luxor,... May 22, 2019


BPO industry, Egypt

Why Concentrix chose Egypt for its BPO services

Why Concentrix chose Egypt for its BPO services
Mr. Paulo Pereira
Cairo Site Director, Concentrix

Paulo Pereira of BPO firm, Concentrix, discusses the company’s operations in Egypt... May 21, 2019


Egypt

Egypt’s progress on the UNSDGs

Egypt’s progress on the UNSDGs
Muhammad Al-Fouly
Executive Director - UN Global Compact Network Egypt

We speak to Muhammad Al-Fouly, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Network Egypt,... May 16, 2019


Egypt

ECA: Building a competitive economy that works for all

ECA: Building a competitive economy that works for all
Dr. Amir Ibrahim
Egyptian Competition Authority

The Worldfolio sits down with the Dr. Amir Ibrahim to discuss some of the important work... May 14, 2019


Egypt

Reshaping the oldest bank in the Middle East

Reshaping the oldest bank in the Middle East
Mr. Amr Fouad Kamal
Chairman of Egyptian Arab Land Bank

Egyptian Arab Land Bank has established itself as one of the largest banking entities in... May 13, 2019


Real Estate, Egypt

City Edge Developments: Striving to boldly shape the future of Egypt

City Edge Developments: Striving to boldly shape the future of Egypt
Mr.Amr Elkady
CEO, City Edge Developments

Established in 2017 as a partnership between the New Urban Communities Authority and the... May 10, 2019


Egypt

Orascom: Building the new Egypt

Orascom: Building the new Egypt
Mr. Osama Bishai
CEO, Orascom Construction

Osama Bishai, CEO of Orascom Construction, one of Egypt’s leading construction firms,... May 07, 2019


Egypt

Creating a thriving SME eco-system

Creating a thriving SME eco-system
Neveen El Tahri
Chairperson and Managing Director of Delta Shield for Investment

Delta Shield Investment is an investment management firm that supports Egyptian entrepreneurs,... May 01, 2019


Egypt

Banque du Caire: pushing ahead with its new five-year strategy

Banque du Caire: pushing ahead with its new five-year strategy
Mr. Tarek Fayed
Chairman & CEO, Banque Du Caire

In this interview, Tarek Fayed discusses the health of the Egyptian banking sector, Banque... Apr 30, 2019


Egypt

All the ingredients to become a manufacturing and export hub

All the ingredients to become a manufacturing and export hub
Mr. Basil El-Baz
Chairman & CEO of Carbon Holdings

“I don’t think we’re anywhere near our full potential. I don’t think... Apr 30, 2019


BHGE, Egypt

Supporting Egypt’s shift to a global energy hub

Supporting Egypt’s shift to a global energy hub
Mr. Tameer Nasser
Chief Financial Officer, North Africa, BHGE

Oil and gas firm BHGE has been operating in Egypt for a century and today is playing a vital... Apr 30, 2019


Jordan

Jordan’s National Energy Strategy for 2030

Jordan’s National Energy Strategy for 2030
H.E. Eng. Hala Adel Zawati
Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

The Worldfolio sits down with H.E. Eng. Hala Adel Zawati, Jordan’s Minister of Energy... Apr 29, 2019


Biken Techno Corp., Japan

Bringing integrated facility management services to South East Asia

Bringing integrated facility management services to South East Asia
Ryusei Kajiyama
President of BIKEN TECHNO CORP.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Ryusei Kajiyama, President of Biken Techno Corp.,... Apr 25, 2019


Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd., Japan

On track to become the most competitive fiduciary in the world

On track to become the most competitive fiduciary in the world
Yoshio Hishida, President & CEO , Mototsugu Oota, Head of REIT Team and Masumi Ishida, Chief Fund Manager

On October 1 2018, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SMTAM) integrated the... Apr 25, 2019


ExxonMobil Egypt

‘115 years of successful partnership in Egypt’s growth’

‘115 years of successful partnership in Egypt’s growth’
Mr. Hesham El Amroussy
Chairman & Managing Director, ExxonMobil Egypt

ExxonMobil has played an important role in Egypt’s history for well over a century... Apr 24, 2019


Education, Egypt

Badr University: preparing students for the future economy

Badr University: preparing students for the future economy
Dr. Hassan El Kalla
Chairman, Badr University

“When I started all this effort 25 years ago, I said I wanted to create a locomotive... Apr 24, 2019


Tourism Egypt

Sixty years of the Hilton effect in Egypt

Sixty years of the Hilton effect in Egypt
Mr. Mohab Ghali
Vice President Operations Egypt & North Africa, Hilton

The Hilton was one of the first foreign hotel chains to enter Egypt, paving the way for... Apr 23, 2019



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