What we’re tracking on 19 October 2017
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that the redaction isn’t there because we are trying to avoid addressing the subject head-on (or that we think you’re precious petals who can’t handle the full range of words in the English language). We’re just trying to do our best to make sure that Enterprise lands in your inbox successfully in the morning.
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The second Egyptian-Portuguese Business Forum will take place today, with some 25 Portuguese companies in the finance, food, pharma, energy, ICT, logistics and railway transport sectors taking part. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva will be attending the forum. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi also met yesterday with Portugal’s Administrative Reform Minister Graça Fonseca, according to an Ittihadiya statement.
Meanwhile, it’s very busy news morning to end the work week, so take a nice big sip of coffee and read on before you start making your weekend plans.