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2010-11-02 02:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Egyptian development in recent years has been rapid, with the government investing heavily in infrastructure, meaning many key projects are construction or out for tender. In particular, Egypt's growing population and lucrative natural resources are both creating demand for additional parking and high quality construction projects. Construction IQ caught up with the Secretary General for the Egyptian Geotechnical Society Professor Moustafa...

2010-10-28 11:01:00

CAIRO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Egyptian Prime Minister yesterday appointed Eng. Yasser ElKady as the new CEO of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). ElKady will be reporting directly to the Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/NY90757 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101028/NY90757 ) In September 2009, ElKady was appointed as the First Deputy to the Minister of Investment...

2010-10-18 10:09:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's ambitious Public Private Partnerships (PPP) program is well and truly underway. The Ministry of Finance's PPP Central Unit has already approved a number of construction and infrastructure projects in the North African nation in an effort to boost the country's economy and detract from Egypt's previous tendencies towards protectionist economic policies. Of the recent swathe of public works projects, water and wastewater...

2010-10-10 03:58:00

CAIRO/>, October 10, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt/> is currently witnessing an unparalleled boom in tourism which is propelling this historic nation to the forefront of the developing tourism industry. Recent statistics on Euromonitor International indicate that, in the past four years, tourism revenue has increased by 40%. In order to further increase national income from tourism, the country has directed part of the foreign investment capital to construct new hotels to accommodate...

2010-09-20 12:30:00

DUBAI, UAE, September 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid urban development and a growing population causes congestion challenges in many of the world's metropolis. North African nations have the opportunity to learn urban planning lessons from these countries to create modern cities with integrated planning solutions to meet demand needs. http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/eventsSubmenuForSearch.do?showId=990& enableHistory=EventsTab&myLink=myEventsSubmenu&fromSearch=T...

2010-09-01 05:17:00

DENVER, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- King Tut Package guests at The Westin Tabor Center and the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel receive an overnight stay plus two VIP tickets to the blockbuster King Tut Exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. VIP tickets allow guests immediate entry to the exhibition and an opportunity to view the exhibit any time during exhibition hours, even when the exhibition is sold out. In addition, guests at either the Sheraton or Westin can register to win a trip for two to...

2010-07-15 07:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PCSV), a leading provider of K-16 educational programs utilizing hands-on manipulatives, computer technology and robotics that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced the successful completion of a three-month robotics program pilot with educational partners in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt. PCS demonstrated its educational materials to Egyptian education...

2010-07-06 10:12:00

HOUSTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced plans to launch nonstop flights between Newark Liberty and Cairo, Egypt, beginning May 18, 2011, subject to government approval. Cairo, the largest city in Africa and the Middle East, will be the 72nd international destination that Continental serves from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and the 30th city in Continental's trans-Atlantic route network. Continental serves...

2010-06-30 05:17:00

DENVER, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- King Tut Package guests at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel and The Westin Tabor Center receive an overnight stay plus two VIP tickets to the blockbuster King Tut Exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. VIP tickets allow guests immediate entry to the exhibition and an opportunity to view the exhibit any time during exhibition hours, even when the exhibition is sold out. In addition, guests at either the Sheraton or Westin can register to win a trip for two to...

2010-06-22 08:00:00

BOSTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stream Global Services, Inc., (NYSE Amex: SGS), a premium business process outsource (BPO) service provider specializing in customer relationship management for Fortune 1000 companies, today announced that it has renewed its agreement with the Egyptian Information Technology Development Agency (ITIDA) to employ and train Egyptian employees in its Cairo facility. ITIDA, as part of its initiative to empower, grow and develop Egypt's information and...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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