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Thursday, 13 January 2022

World Youth Forum, again: Maait talks macro + IMF’s Mohielden on climate

The nation’s talking heads couldn’t stop talking about the World Youth Forum for the third night running: Yahduth Fi Masr (watch, runtime: 7:23 | 3:52), Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 9:40), Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 9:16) and Ala Mas’ouleety (watch, runtime: 11:38) all had coverage of the third day of the event.

There was time for econ talk on the sidelines of the forum: Finance Minister Mohamed Maait appeared on Ala Mas’ouleety to discuss inflation, bread subsidies and commodity prices among other things (watch, runtime: 37:02), while IMF executive director Mahmoud Mohieldin talked climate change and prospects for the economy on Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 35:36).

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