Egypt Press Review: Oct. 20
Egyptian newspapers
By THE CAIRO POST

news Youm72

Youm7

The Minister of Housing announced that the Emirati Arabtec Holding will receive lands in three Egyptian cities for the construction of the first phase of a million housing units. The first phase was said to include 120,000 housing units and will be finished within two months.

Also,

  • Judicial sources said that 16,000 judges will monitor the coming parliamentary elections.

 news Al-Shorouq2

Al-Shorouq

The National Committee for Combating Viral Hepatitis announced that five new government centers started to receive the new hepatitis C medication Sovaldi. The head of the committee also added that eight more centers will be receiving the cure next month.

Also,

  • President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is scheduled to meet Monday with the members of the General Union for Arab Journalists to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the union.

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

The Minister of Transitional Justice and the head of the committee to develop Nuba city—which extends from southern Egypt to northern Sudan—said that a number of members from the committee will head to Aswan and Nuba on Wednesday to learn about the problems facing citizens there.

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

The Ministry of Local Development decided on a strategy to divide Egypt into 40 governorates in the coming years. It was also announced that the government has chosen a development agenda to be set from 2015 until 2030.

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy announced that Egypt has received many Arab and foreign offers to establish economic and investment alliances.

Also,

  • It was reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the Egyptian Embassy in Yemen is carrying out intensive calls with different Yemeni authorities to follow up on the situation of detained Egyptian fishermen who are being investigated in Yemen, and secure their release.
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