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11 Mar 2013 description
report Government of Egypt

Consul General of Egypt in Port Sudan, Ambassador Mohammed Khalil accompanied by the Sudanese Minister of Health in the Red Sea Province visited the dialysis centre in Port Sudan, on March 4th, 2013, to present medical aid from the Egyptian Fund for technical Cooperation with Africa. The Minister of Health expressed his appreciation for the continuous support of the Fund to the centre, particularly through providing rare medicines, in light of the dire need of the centre to receive government and popular support that nearly represents one-third of the actual needs of the centre.

15 Oct 2012 description
report Government of Egypt

Consul of Egypt in Port Sudan, Ambassador Mohammed Khalil delivered a gift from the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa affiliate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the dialysis centre in Port Sudan. The aid package comprises 30 parcels of catheters and dialysis equipment. The centre’s director and officials of the Association of Kidney Patients Friends in Sudan expressed deep gratitude for Egypt’s support to the efforts of the Centre, which provides dialysis services to patients for free.

04 Feb 2010 description
report Government of Egypt

The Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation said on 3/2/2010 that the Egyptian committee will complete studies for the Egyptian projects estimated at $ 26.6 million that represent the Egyptian contribution to sustainable development programmes in Southern Sudan.

He said that the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation have sent a technical committee of experts and technicians to Southern Sudan to complete studies for the establishment of Wau Dam, which is the first dam to be established in the South.

The Dam will provide water and generate 8 MW-electricity in addition to …

24 Dec 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Minister of International Cooperation Fayza Abul-Naga said on 23/12/2009 Egypt attaches much importance to the issue of refugees, referring to great attention the country gives to refugees living in it.

As many as 41,000 refugees live in Egypt from 38 countries mainly Iraq, Sudan and Somalia.

At a meeting here Wednesday with Saad al-Attar, the outgoing regional representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Cairo, Abul-Naga reiterated the importance of continued cooperation between the Egyptian government and UNHCR to provide basic needs and services …

24 Oct 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Source: Press Office - Minister's Cabinet

On the occasion of his first visit to Cairo during the period from October 25th to 27th, Lt. Salva Kiir leads a delegation of Southern high officials. The Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry stated that the visit is to focus on the bilateral relations, means of enhancing Egyptian efforts of supporting development in South Sudan, and exploring new perspectives which contribute in improving the Southern citizen's standard of living.

26 Sep 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Mr. President,

Allow me at the outset to congratulate your sisterly country, Libya, and congratulate you personally, on your assumption of the presidency of the General Assembly, on behalf of the African continent, and to express our confidence that your leadership will lead to achieving the success we aspire. I would also like to reaffirm the full support of Egypt and the Non-Aligned Movement for you in fulfilling your mission.

Our session this year convenes against the backdrop of international unprecedented crises in their nature and scope.

17 Sep 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry stated that within the framework of Egypt's continuous programs of support that aim at achieving development and assisting Darfurians, the third Egyptian medical convoy started its medical activities, on September 16th, inside Darfur for the upcoming two months.

He outlined that Egypt has dispatched a medical convoy in April 2009 including 40 physicians distributed on the main hospitals of the three capitals of Darfur, while another medical convoy has been sent in mid-July to treat 18 thousands patients of Darfur, provide medicines and perform …

11 Jul 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Foreign Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit received a delegation of Darfur faction leaders of different groups, within the framework of Egyptian demarche to bring together the political programs and negotiation visions for such groups, and to resume dialogue with the Sudanese Government in order to reach a peace agreement ending current struggles.

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry stated that Egypt, through hosting Darfur faction leaders, aims at getting acquainted with the viewpoints of the different groups in order to encourage negotiations between the Sudanese Government and faction …

02 Jun 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Secretary General of the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa Fatma Galal said Egypt will keep sending aid convoys to Darfur over the coming six months.

The move came following the Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit's directives to fill the humanitarian gap in Darfur after the expulsion of Western relief agencies.

The fund has sent to the battle-torn Darfur a medical convoy of 40 doctors in different specializations which wrapped up its one-month task successfully, Galal added.

19 May 2009 description

"POST-CONFLICT PEACEBUILDING: Contemporary challenges and the way forward."

26 Apr 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

The Egyptian government is to send a caravan of 40 Egyptian physicians on 28th of April, to provide medical services to the Sudanese brothers in Darfur.

06 Apr 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Foreign Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit received in his office on the 6th of April 2009 the Russian Envoy to Sudan, Michael Margelov, who is currently on a visit to Egypt. Margelov is to hold consultations on the situation in Sudan and coordinate with the Egyptian side on the means to resolve the current crisis between the Sudanese government and the International Criminal Court.

20 Mar 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

The Arab League (AL) in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Egyptian Council for African affairs will send a medical convoy to Darfur in April.

AL delegate of the Sudan, ambassador Salah Halima said the convoy will comprise doctors of all specializations and tones of medicine.

27 Feb 2009 description
report Government of Egypt

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry stated that the future increase of the Egyptian participation at UN peacekeeping operations, scheduled to be carried out soon, includes 940 additional individual in Darfur in West Sudan, and 660 individual at the peacekeeping mission in Southern Sudan, in addition to some support at the UN peacekeeping mission in D.C Congo, in response to the UN request.

The Spokesman highlighted that such increase came in the framework of Egypt's international commitment in the field of peacekeeping at the African continent, affirming its pioneer and vital role in …

22 Oct 2007 description
report Government of Egypt

Press Office - Minister's Cabinet

Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit invited all Sudanese parties to seriously deal with all the items and aspects of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and to adopt mutual responsibility and partnership, which constitutes the core of the Peace Agreement. He also warned against initiating Surt negotiations between the Sudanese Government and the Darfurian rebel movements, amid the current disagreements between the ruling partners of the National Unity Government.

18 Oct 2007 description
report Government of Egypt

Press Office - Minister's Cabinet

Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit presented to President Mubarak a report on the outcomes of the urgent mission carried out on October 17th, by both the Foreign Minister and General Omar Soliman in Sudan.

Following his arrival to Cairo, Aboul Gheit stated that the meetings of the Egyptian delegation with the Sudanese leadership and senior officials from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement and the National Conference Party indicate the real and serious intention of all parties to surmount the current crisis between the partners of …

28 Aug 2006 description
report Government of Egypt

Following the instructions of Foreign Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa, affiliated to the Foreign Ministry, is preparing to ship urgent food and medical aid to Sudan, within the framework of the continuous Egyptian support to the Sudanese People to cope with the consequences of the destructive floods which struck provinces in the east and the center of Sudan, which caused the displacement of thousands, ruined the agricultural crops, and poses a threat of spreading epidemics.

04 Jan 2006 description
report Government of Egypt

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs commented on the inaccuracy of what some news agencies have mentioned regarding Egypt's deportation of around 650 Sudanese refugees. This number points to a group of Sudanese people who entered Egypt illegally, or whose legal residence period has ended. The normal legal procedures acknowledged internationally have been taken in dealing with such people, who can not be described as refugees.

02 Jan 2006 description
report Government of Egypt

Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit sent written messages to UN Secretary-General, the Islamic Conference Organization Secretary-General, the Chief of the African Commission, and the Arab League Secretary-General to apprise them with the circumstances accompanying the termination of the encampment of Sudanese refugees in Mustafa Mahmoud Square Park, in Cairo.

01 Jan 2006 description
report Government of Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called in the director of UNHCR Cairo office on 31 December 2005, to demand clarification regarding the statement issued by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.