7am News Wrapup April 28
By THE CAIRO POST

News & Politics:

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab arrived in Egypt Sunday morning after his African tour aiming to enhance African ties.

Misr Al-Qawia Party criticized lifting natural gas subsidies for households.

A security source in the Cairo Security Directorate said that violent clashes erupted late Sunday between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and security forces in Matariya.

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy issued a statement, calling for a boycott of the upcoming presidential elections, saying they “refuse to legitimize such a sham process.”

Illegal Egypt-Israel export gas case adjourned to June 22.

Business:

Tourism Development Authority approved to designate an alternate timetable for completing construction on the unfinished tourism projects, providing that TDA will impose an additional fine worth 15 percent of the land value that was acquired by investors.

The government is set to draft a number of tax exemptions for the national projects that are scheduled to be executed in the upcoming period

In-Depth:

Minister of Environment Laila Iskandar visited Kafr el-Sheikh governorate as part of the ministry’s initiative to separate solid and organic waste, which it says would create 7 to 8 job opportunities per ton of recycled waste.

Beit el-Senary in Cairo held an open house Saturday under the slogan “Coptic heritage between reality and hope” to celebrate the International Day for Monuments and Sites.

Editor’s Pick:

Police report filed against Borhami for contempt of religion

A number of Coptic and Islamic figures, along with the head of the Egyptian Human Rights Union Naguib Gibrael, filed a police report against deputy of head of the Salafist Call Yasser Borhamy, accusing him of contempt of religion.

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