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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Diplomacy and Foreign Trade on 2 August 2017

An Emirati delegation that includes Emaar is set to tour the Alamein area next week to look at potential investment sites, Al Mal Reports. The visit comes after Investment Minister Sahar Nasr said that Mohamed Alabbar may be interested in investing in New Alamein and the new capital city.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s sign-off has triggered the migration of a flock of 45 new Egyptian ambassadors, representatives and consuls to new posts. The president had held two rounds of meetings with the newly appointed diplomats, according to Al Shorouk and Ahram Gate.

Kazakhstan filed a note to Egypt’s Foreign Ministry to protest the detention of Kazakh citizens in Egypt, Kazinform reports. Six Kazakh students were detained by Egyptian authorities in Cairo without being charged.

Assistance for migrants: Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan spoke with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) about extending new assistance to migrants in Egypt, according to an IOM statement. On offer could be enhanced access to accredited vocational training migration governance initiatives.

Roads, eh? Transport Minister Hisham Arafat announced the signing of a protocol of cooperation with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, according to Al Shorouk.

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