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October 26, 2017

As part of the commitment of the United States to work with the public and private sector to strengthen Egypt’s economy and provide job opportunities for youth, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is co-sponsoring a “Startup Weekend” in Minya, on October 26-28.  The “Minyathon” will bring together over 100 aspiring Egyptian entrepreneurs to participate in an entrepreneurship competition.

Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin and Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Saher Nasr signing the $100 million bilateral assistance agreement
September 27, 2017

CAIRO – Egypt and the United States signed new bilateral assistance agreements and amendments this week worth over $100 million that support the Government of Egypt’s economic reforms, Sustainable Development Plan 2030, and private sector led growth and job creation.  These agreements demonstrate ongoing support from the American people for joint U.S.-Egypt priorities in water, health, education, agriculture, and trade.

Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger of the US Embassy in Cairo tours the walking trails at Memphis during their inauguration
September 24, 2017

Cairo –Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El Enany celebrated on September 23 the completion of the Ancient Memphis Walking Circuit in Mit Rahina. The walking circuit connects eight archaeological sites in the center of Egypt’s first capital city of the Pharaonic period.

Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin, Minister of Planning Professor Hala El Saied, Minister for Local Development Dr. Hesham El Sherif, and Beheira Governor Nadia Ahmed Abdou cut the ribbon at the newly remodeled Citizen Service Center
August 29, 2017

U.S. and Egyptian government officials inaugurated newly refurbished and modernized Citizen Service Centers in Abu Hummos, Kafr El Dawar, and Damanhour.  These one-stop shops for government services were upgraded through cooperation between the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Beheira Governorate, and the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) high school graduates from Maadi and 6th October City celebrate during their graduation ceremony.
August 21, 2017

The U.S. government, working in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Education, answered President Sisi’s recent call for a greater focus on science and technology education with a graduation ceremony on Sunday, August 20 for students from the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) high schools in Maadi and 6th October City.


Last updated: February 01, 2018

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