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Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Little to occupy Egypt’s talking heads last night

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s meeting with IMF managing director nominee Kristalina Georgieva was the main topic on an otherwise bland night on the airwaves, with Masaa DMC and Hona Al Asema among those taking note (watch, runtime: 1:44 and runtime: 2:44). We have the full story in Diplomacy + Foreign Trade, below.

Gov’t taking important steps to promote business, says FEI division co-head: The government should continue to support private sector growth as it has done since 2016, Kamal El Dessouki, deputy head of the Federation of Egyptian Industries’ (FEI) building materials industries division, told Hona Al Asema’s Lama Gebril in an interview (watch, runtime: 2:32). Authorities have made “significant progress” to support businesses, whether through large national projects or support to SMEs, El Dessouki said.

Tut’s record success in Paris: The exhibit of ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun’s artifacts at Paris was hailed as among one of the most visited in the French capital’s history of cultural exhibitions, Yahduth Fi Misr’s Sherif Amer was proud to report (watch, runtime: 2:07). We have the story in On Your Way Out, below.

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