7am News Wrapup June 4
By THE CAIRO POST

News:

Germany’s new ambassador to Egypt, Hansjörg Habar, has arrived in Cairo to take over as a successor for Michael Bock.

Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman said Tuesday that the governorate had finished paving the historical road from El-Haram Street to the road leading to the Sphinx.

Former Ministry of Religious Endowments Deputy said that surveillance on social media is “unlawful” because it violates privacy and freedoms.

Politics:

The High Presidential Elections Committee (HPEC) announced Tuesday evening that Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will be Egypt’s second president since the January 25 Revolution.

Egypt’s new President-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi addressed the nation in his first speech following the final election result announcement.

The High Presidential Elections Committee (HPEC) announced that presidential candidate Abdel Fatah al-Sisi won 96.91 percent of valid votes.

Business:

The Egyptian Cabinet approved Monday a presidential decree for amending real estate tax Law 196 of 2008.

In Depth:

An archaeologist at the University of Alabama in the United States has developed a satellite to monitor ancient Egypt’s archaeological sites.

The spread of invasive water hyacinth is affecting water flow in Egypt by clogging waterways.

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