On the horizon
Call your dad this coming Sunday: It’s father’s day in Canada, Ireland, Mexico, the UK and the United States, among other countries. Not in Egypt, though: Depending on who you ask, Egypt (a) doesn’t have Father’s Day or (b) celebrates it on Thursday, 21 June.
Conveniently, 21 June is the first day of summer. Just sayin’.
The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee meets on 28 June to decide on interest rates.
Saudi Arabia could be upgraded to MSCI emerging markets status this month.
Unified port fees will permanently come into effect in July, SCZone chief Mohab Mamish has said, Youm7 reports.
The World Bank is offering seed funding, access to mentorship for agritech startups through its “DigitalAG4Egypt” program. The deadline for submissions is 1 July. Tap or click here for more information.