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Monday, 20 September 2021

Social security tops talk show coverage on 20 September 2021

Last night’s talk shows focused on President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives regarding efforts to develop the social support system for artists, including a potential increase in pensions for members of arts unions and legislative reform to improve social security and make new funding sources available for the system. El Hekaya (watch, runtime: 3:52), Ala Mas’ouleety (watch, runtime: 6:14 | 5:15 | 7:30), Hadith Al-Qahera (watch, runtime: 8:56) and Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 4:59) all had coverage.

Microsoft and Atos are working to digitize Egypt’s social ins. system within the next 18 months, National Organization For Social Ins. (NOSI) head Gamal Awad said on Ala Mas’ouleety, without disclosing the names of the companies (watch, runtime: 25:03). Awad added that the minimum pension for artists is EGP 900.

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