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Cairo newspapers, published Saturday morning, highlighted a number of local affairs issues.
In Al-Ahram, the newspaper (Al-Ahram) stated that Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, affirmed the government’s eagerness to reach urgent solutions to the problems facing the governorates and listen to all opinions and proposals on the different needs and requirements of them in order to agree on the best ways to improve the services provided to citizens.
The newspaper added that this came during his meeting with members of the House of Representatives for Damietta Governorate in the presence of Adviser Alaa El Din Fouad, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Dr. Manal Awad, Governor of Damietta, where Madbouly stressed that the meeting comes within a series of successive meetings to be held in coordination with the Speaker of Parliament in the framework of the government’s eagerness On continuous communication with members of Parliament, he explained that the state faces several challenges in various sectors and that the government seeks to open all files and put problems on the discussion table.
On another matter, (Al-Ahram) stated that while the world is witnessing unremitting efforts to eradicate the new Corona virus, the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that no cases of suspected or infected with the virus have been detected in Egypt and that the situation is reassuring and safe, especially after the state takes preventive measures and a plan Precaution insurance to prevent the epidemic from entering the country.
Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health, revealed the implementation of an expanded plan for medical insurance and the reception of citizens coming from China within the framework of implementing the directions of the political leadership to take the necessary measures to return the desires of Egyptians residing in the Chinese city of Wuhan after the virus spread there.
On the Cairo International Book Fair, Al-Ahram mentioned that the exhibition witnessed the launch of the “Cairo Calling” program, for the first time in its history as one of the most important Arab book fairs in the world. The ambitious program that was supported by the Ministry of Culture aims to open communication channels between publishers and agents all over the world and their Egyptian counterparts To provide opportunities for marketing the rights of translating Arabic books into various languages of the world and vice versa, a number of foreign publishers were invited and many of them answered the invitation.
On international affairs, Al-Ahram mentioned that former US President Jimmy Carter stressed that Trump’s peace plan violates international law related to self-determination and the acquisition of land by force and annexation of occupied territories, and also encourages the denial of equal rights for Palestinians in Israel.
Carter, who sponsored the Camp David peace agreement in 1978 between Israel and Egypt, said in a statement yesterday that the plan undermines chances for a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians and will be destroyed if applied to a two-state solution.
In turn, Al-Gomhoria newspaper reported that the Islamic World Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISESCO) is participating in the coordination meeting with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and the Egyptian National Committee for Education, Science and Culture on the occasion of celebrating Cairo, the capital of culture in the Islamic world for the year 2020 for the Arab region, in the period from February 2 to 4.
Al-Haifa pointed out that, in preparation for this event, ISESCO stated that the meeting aims to coordinate with the relevant Egyptian authorities to set the celebration program and discuss activities and events that Egypt and ISESCO intend to implement during this year.
Elsewhere, the (Republic) stated that the Ministry of the Interior organized a training course for leaders of police units participating in international peacekeeping missions, and the ministry said that this comes from the pivotal role of the Egyptian state as one of the active countries and contributing to all operations of maintaining international peace and security through the provision of support Through international missions as a main pillar of the United Nations Organization for the maintenance and peace building of conflict areas and work to contain its negative repercussions in line with international decisions.
(The Republic) stated that Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, yesterday pursued in the field of the medical insurance plan to receive Egyptian citizens coming from China, within the framework of implementing the directions of the political leadership to take the necessary measures to return the desires of Egyptians residing in the Chinese city of Wuhan after the spread of the Corona virus.
The newspaper quoted Dr. Khaled Mujahid, adviser to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the ministry, that the minister inspected the quarantine equipment designed to accommodate the Egyptian citizens returning from the Chinese city of Wuhan and all those dealing with them. Incubation of the disease.
In the international affairs, Al-Gomhoria newspaper reported, quoting military sources, that Turkey is conducting intensive negotiations with the Al-Wefaq government in Libya to establish a mini military base near Tripoli; while a video clip showed the process of transporting Turkish weapons and radars to the Maitika base.
She added that the sources revealed that Al-Qaeda will be responsible for the military operations in Libya, including Turkish special forces and other navy forces, in addition to an airstrip and a direct contact room with the Al-Wefaq government.
For its part, the newspaper (Akhbar Al-Youm) reported that Dr. Muhammad Moait, Minister of Finance, confirmed that there is a presidential mandate to find quick mechanisms and tools for resolving tax disputes without resorting to the courts, and even if it is necessary to make some legislative amendments because the length of the litigation period obliges the financier to reserve financial allocations for many years instead of investing them in investment or paying the state’s right from them.
Moait said that the successive global variables reflect the increasing size of the digital economy and trade via the Internet, which requires dealing in an unconventional way to collect the state’s right through an advanced tax system that stimulates investment.
On a second matter, (Akhbar Al-Youm) mentioned that Dr. Khaled Sharif, Vice President of the African Development Bank for Integration and Regional Development stressed that President El-Sisi had a great role in encouraging and promoting economic activity in the African continent during the year during which Egypt assumed the presidency of the African Union.
He said that President Sisi worked to achieve an economic boom for the continent and reduce unemployment significantly, as well as his vision to make Africa a unified market and economy like the European market, which led the continent to conclude a free trade agreement that enables the 54 countries to implement inter-export and import operations better than years. The past without obstacles or costly customs.
Elsewhere, Akhbar Al-Youm mentioned that Ahmed Kajok, Deputy Minister of Finance for Financial Policies, affirmed that the new general budget of the state for the new fiscal year will work to achieve a balance between increasing financial allocations directed to the areas of social protection, human development and supporting economic activity, whether by increasing spending on Public investments to finance infrastructure projects and some important sectors and increase maintenance allocations and in parallel work to continue improving the state’s public financial indicators by working to reduce the public debt to 80% of GDP and reduce the public budget deficit Meh and the continued achievement of the first surplus by 2%.
In the international affairs, (Akhbar Al-Youm) reported that Cyprus rejected a request from Turkey to stop gas exploration activities in the south of the island as a condition for Turkey to stop exploration work also. At the expense of the rights of the Greek Cypriots as well as the Turkish Cypriots on the island of Cyprus.