Egyptian Candidate Ambassador Jihad Mady, assistant of the former minister of foreign affairs, won the U.N. Committee for Children Right membership for a second term.
- Ministry of Transportation announced they will extend the metro working hours until 2:00 a.m. in the holy month of Ramadan.
- After President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s initiative and after businessmen t donated their money and assets, banks in Egypt start to receive donations to support the economy in the fund account “Long Live Egypt.”
Minister of Finance approved 3.62 billion EGP ($455.85 billion) for a number of governmental bodies to ensure the availability of all goods and services, especially with the approaching holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.
- Sisi announced establishing the Egyptian agency for Africa’s Development, which will start in July to prepare and train African leaders. It will support new initiatives to implement projects that help in developing the continent.
Security forces in Aswan governorate controlled the clashes that occurred between tribes Beni Halal and Daboud where two people were killed. All crossing roads leading to the clash site were closed.
- 53,327 women throughout Egypt were given political awareness by the National Council for Women: Mervat Talawy.
- 24 stolen artifacts will be returned from Germany to Cairo Friday.
Days before the official date to launch the hepatitis C healing device by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Minister of Health Adel Adawi said he did not officially notify the results of the experiments or scientific research for this device.
- Head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights called on Attorney General Hisham Barakat to grant the National Council for Human Rights the right to make a unannounced inspection on Egyptian prisons.
A high ranking official said the budget deficit was decreased to $33.559 billion instead of $40.2 billion in the new budget after Sisi refused the first one.
- Minister of Petroleum: The country will achieve gas self-sufficiency in the next five years.