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United States and Egypt Launch Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University

December 5, 2019 Cairo – The Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The establishment of this new Center is part of ...
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The United States to Elevate Diplomatic Representation with Sudan

12/04/2019 12:31 PM EST Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State The Department of State warmly welcomes Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on his first visit to Washington.  Today, we are pleased to announce that the United States and Sudan have decided to initiate the process of exchanging ambassadors after a 23-year gap.  This decision is ...
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Menoufia University Center for Career Development Launches with U.S. Support

November 19, 2019 Menoufia – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Menoufia University on November 18 inaugurated a new Center for Career Development to help prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Menoufia University Center will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries, ...
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United States and Egypt Inaugurate Wastewater System in Beni Suef

November 19, 2019 Taha Bosh, Beni Suef, Egypt – On November 18, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Beni Suef Potable Water and Sanitation Company and Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater, inaugurated a wastewater collection system in Beni Suef. The new system will provide services for more than ...
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Announcing the Arrival to Cairo of U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan Cohen

November 17, 2019 Cairo – The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the arrival in Cairo of the new U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Jonathan Cohen. Ambassador Cohen presented his credentials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 17, 2019. Jonathan Cohen was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary ...
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