Passports can be used to update bourse data; train ticket prices not rising; land reclamation committee to review ownership requests by year’s end
The airwaves had little of value to offer last night after what was a relatively quiet news day.
Egyptian expats can update their bourse data using passports now: The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) approved a decision yesterday that will allow Egyptian expats to update their information on the EGX’s database using their passports, as opposed to before when they had to use their national ID cards (watch, runtime: 6:12).
Train fares will not rise any time soon — at least not until service improves, Railway Authority head Ashraf Raslan told Yadhuth fi Masr’s Sherif Amer. Raslan was in the studio to discuss ongoing upgrades in the sector (watch here, runtime: 1:25, here, runtime: 2:12, and here, runtime: 2:13).
The committee tasked with recovering state-owned land will be reviewing ownership status requests over the coming few months, committee spokesperson Ahmed Ayoub told Al Hayah Al Youm. The committee which expects to complete its work by year’s end (watch, runtime: 7:02).
Hona Al Asema was off last night. And Lamees is still MIA.