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Thursday, 5 September 2019

Gov’t to soon launch electronic platform for industrial land sales in Egypt

CABINET WATCH- The government will “soon” launch an electronic platform for investors to buy industrial land amid efforts to promote transparency and fair competition in the sector, the Madbouly Cabinet said in a statement following its weekly meeting yesterday. The government is also working on simplifying customs procedures to release goods at ports as part of a strategy to promote trade.

The council of ministers also approved draft legislation for a law to regulate educational missions, grants, and vacations as well as amendments to the Engineering Syndicate Act regulating its elections and general assembly, among other factors. Cabinet also signed off on the Education Ministry’s agreements with two separate entities to provide school meals during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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