Egyptians today often refer to Cairo as Maṣr ([mɑsˤɾ], مصر), the Egyptian Arabic pronunciation of the name for Egypt itself, emphasizing the city's continued role in Egyptian influence. Its official name is القاهرةal-Qāhirah, means literally: "the Defeater", in reference to the fact that the planet Mars ("Al Najm Al Qahir") was rising at the time when the city was founded as well as, "the Vanquisher"; "the Conqueror"; Egyptian Arabic pronunciation:[elqɑ(ː)ˈheɾɑ], "the Defeater" or, " "the Victorious" (al-Qahira) in reference to the much awaited Caliph al-Mu'izz li Din Allah who arrived from the old Fatimid Ifriqiyan capital of Mahdia in 973 to the city. The Egyptian name for Cairo is said to be: Khere-Ohe, meaning: "The Place of Combat", supposedly, in reference to a battle which took place between the Gods Seth and Horus. Sometimes the city is informally also referred to as كايروKayro[ˈkæjɾo]. It is also called Umm ad-Dunya, meaning "the mother of the world".
Hosting the festival reinforces the position of CairoBusiness Park as an innovation and entrepreneurship hub in east Cairo; the project plays an important role in developing Egypt's creative industry by offering a variety of events and partnerships that create a dynamic ...
... overspending and excessive borrowing – foreign debt stands at a staggering $160 billion – to finance dozens of mega projects, including a new capital in the desert east of Cairo, a resort city on the Mediterranean and expensive and cutting-edge commuter trains and a monorail.
Cairo’s Coptic Hospital... For his part, the Pope praised the efforts made by Dr Abdel-Ghaffar in projects aimed at supporting and developing health and medical services provided to all, stressing the importance of cooperation between the papal headquarters and the Ministry of Health in the project to develop and upgrade the Coptic Hospital in Cairo.
CAIRO - 27 September 2023 ... The LRT project, initiated by the government in 2014, aims to establish a modern transit system connecting Cairo with urban and industrial communities in the eastern region. However, the project faced delays, and the opening of its first station was postponed until 2022.
CAIRO – 26 September 2023 ...Work is also progressing in the field of river transport across several projects, the most important of which is the development of the Cairo/Alexandria waterway (Riyah Buhayri and Nubaria Canal) at a cost of EGP 28.73 million, and the development of the Cairo/Aswan waterway at a cost of EGP 267.94 million.
CAIRO - 25 September 2023. For the first time ever, the global Nematode Sciences Conference, traditionally held annually in Europe and America, will be conducted in Cairo on Monday ...Egypt garnered 87.5% of the total votes, leading to the decision to conduct the conference in Cairo for the first time outside Europe and America.
The finance ministers of Iran and Egypt have agreed to set up a committee for the implementation of joint projects. Iranian Finance Minister Ehsan Khandouzi, who has traveled to Cairo to participate in the meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), met with his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Maait on Monday.
Cairo. Egypt on Monday said it would hold a presidential election in December, less than four months before PresidentAbdul Fattah Al Sissi’s current term ends ... During his years in office, Al Sissi, an ex-defence minister, has launched a series of mega-projects including the construction of a new administrative capital east of Cairo ... .
After the success of the climate change conference, what are the joint economic projects between the two countries? ...Switzerland responded quickly and modified some of its cooperation projects, granting additional funding to Cairo and Aswan to respond to the Sudanese refugee crisis.
With the results most likely to confirm another term for Mr El Sisi, the President wants a strong turnout in the December election to hand him a clear mandate to take painful measures to revive the battered economy and press on with the multibillion-dollar projects his government has undertaken, including a new capital in the desert east of Cairo.