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Thursday, 19 May 2022

The government’s privatization plans are still getting attention on the airwaves

Still dominating airwaves yesterday: A leaked draft of the government’s ownership policy, which outlines the state’s plan to fully withdraw from as much as 79 industries over the new three years, led the conversation on Ahmed Moussa’s Ala Mas’ouleety (watch, 52:26).

Working groups have been formed to implement the state’s ambitious plans to attract bns in private investment and increase the private sector’s role in the economy, a cabinet statement said yesterday. Al Hayah Al Youm had coverage (watch, runtime: 6:01).

Covid got a mention: An order by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to continue the establishment of plasma collection and derivatives centers also received coverage on Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 0:56). The president also ordered officials to continue vaccination campaigns (watch, runtime: 5:29).

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