Sunday 12 April 2020
Cairo newspapers published this morning focused on the tour of Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly to the tenth of Ramadan factories and the Free Zone in Ismailia.
The newspapers also highlighted the statements of Osama Haykal, the Minister of State for Information, that the Presidency employees donated 20% of their salaries to the “Long Live Egypt” Fund for a period of 3 months, to counter the emerging Corona virus.
The newspapers shed light on the intense efforts of the Ministry of Interior agencies to confront the new Corona virus, and to purify and sterilize all police installations, prisons, department reservations, section entrances and exits, and all police institutions in all governorates of Egypt.
In the details, Al-Ahram, Al-Akhbar and Al-Gomhoria newspapers devoted their main and internal pages to cover the tour conducted by Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, to a number of factories in the cities of Tenth of Ramadan and Ismailia, in implementation of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to adhere to the precautionary measures to confront The new Corona virus, which was accompanied by the advisor, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Acting Chairman of the General Investment Authority.
The newspaper (Al-Ahram) reported – in its first health under the title (Madbouly: Egypt needs every hand that works, produces and does not stop) – that the Prime Minister praised – during the tour – the workers’ insistence to complete work and production so that the machines remain revolving and producing and addressed his words to them saying: “May God bless you Egypt Need all hands to work and produce and not stop. “
The newspaper pointed out that Madbouly and his companions – upon entering the investment zone (Pyramids) for the development of industrial areas in the city of Tenth of Ramadan – underwent the preventive measures followed, including measuring temperature, sterilization, wearing masks, gloves, and protective jackets, and praised the continuation of work in all factories according to controls that meet public health and safety standards During this stage.
In another context, (Al-Ahram) quoted Minister of State for Information Osama Haikal as saying that employees of the Presidency of the Republic decided to donate 20% of their salaries in favor of the “Long Live Egypt” Fund for a period of 3 months, and that the decision came at the initiative of the Presidency workers for the benefit of irregular workers who were affected They entered the emerging crisis of the Corona virus.
As for Al-Akhbar newspaper, it highlighted the meeting of Minister of Trade and Industry Neven Jama’a, Abdel Moneim Al-Terras, President of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, in the context of implementing the government’s plan to organize the utilization of manufacturing capacities, which contributes to deepening domestic industrialization, to reduce the deficit in the trade balance.
The newspaper wrote – under the title (Collector: Meeting the Needs of Medical Devices) – that the Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Jammeh affirmed – during the meeting – the ministers’ keenness to take advantage of the huge and advanced manufacturing capabilities of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, noting that the Ministry seeks to enhance efforts and partnership with the authority to contribute to Meeting the needs of the local market for products, supplies and medical devices, especially in light of the procedures to face the new (Corona). The Minister also commended the authority’s plans to enhance the number transformation and electronic services and localize the environmentally friendly electric car industry, railways and the brain system Modern hard rolls.
In security, Al-Akhbar newspaper wrote – under the title (providing goods at low prices in safety outlets and we are all one) – that the Ministry of the Interior continued its intensive efforts to confront the new Corona at all levels … as it purified and sterilized all police installations, prisons, departmental reservations and entrances The departments, their exits, and all police institutions in all governorates of Egypt, as their shops continued to fight greedy merchants, commodity monitors, and vandal receivables who traded the crisis, who sold goods, disinfectants, and detergents at more than their price, dozens of times, and a number of them were seized and brought to the Public Prosecution.
(Al-Akhbar) pointed out that the Ministry of Interior provided goods at 30% discount on prices in the markets and put them through 18 major commercial chains through the initiative of We are One and the twelfth stage through thousands of outlets in all governorates of Egypt.
In another context, the newspaper (Al-Gomhoria) reported – under the title (Solidarity: 1.5 million pounds in support of families in need … exceptional cash assistance to 7 thousand beneficiaries) – that the General Organization for Social Solidarity headed by Nevin Kabbaj, Minister of Social Solidarity, provided 1.5 million pounds in cash assistance Exceptional for nearly 7,000 beneficiaries in Greater Cairo from social solidarity clients and families most in need to face the Corona virus and its aftermath.
The newspaper pointed out that this urgent aid was provided through Mazaya cards in cooperation with Banque Misr, in order to facilitate the customers of the General Organization for Social Solidarity, and the Foundation, in the framework of its symbiotic role, provided one million and 378 thousand pounds as compensation for those affected by the torrential events in the Izbat (Zaraib) area in the city of May 15 The General Corporation for Social Solidarity aims to cover all groups to which the Social Security and Health Insurance Law does not apply, and assistance of all kinds is provided, which is financial assistance for cases of chronic diseases, widows, divorced women, non-existent and low-income immigration, as well as Urgent and other cases. The number of the Foundation’s branches reaches 27 branches nationwide.
Economically, the newspaper (Al-Gomhoria) reported – under the title (Al-Saeed discusses with the national wages policies for preserving employment) – that Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, discussed with the President of the National Wages Council the repercussions of the new Corona virus crisis on enterprises in Egypt, especially tourism Air transport and labor conservation policies and procedures in the presence of representatives of trade unions and members of the Council.
The newspaper pointed out that Al-Saeed affirmed – during the meeting – that preserving employment at business and sectors unions is the most important goal of the state in all its institutions and working in coordination with all sides of civil society and the private sector within the framework of societal responsibility, and that preserving employment in order to preserve the national economy to cross the crisis, And that everyone joins together to confront it in setting a vision and scenarios for the course of events in the coming period, especially as it has become a global crisis.