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CAIRO, June 1, 2018 (MENA) - Egypt's Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa extolled on Friday the state of stability and security in Egypt.

In press remarks, he explained that the reason behind the state of stability and security enjoyed by Egypt is efforts exerted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the Armed Forces and police.

The minister expressed his hope that Egypt would achieve more prosperity, security, and stability during Sisi's second presidential term period.

During Friday prayers in the city of Kerdasa, Giza governorate, he warned against all kinds of cheating, especially during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, saying cheating is a crime punishable by law and prohibited in Islam.

Unbrotherly act

By Ramadan A. Kader

Giza police arrested a wallpainter on suspicion of stealing money from his brother and killing his wife, private newspaper Youm7 has reported.

The crime came to the police’s attention when they received a report that a 28-year-old housewife was found dead inside her house with her hands tied and mouth scotch-taped.

The victim’s husband said LE50,000 (2,799 dollars) had been stolen from the house.

The suspect confessed to the murder in investigations, naming two friends as his accomplices, according to the report. The two were later nabbed.

The trio said that their sole aim was to steal the money, and that they killed the woman after she found out about their attempt. They are being kept in remand pending further questioning.





GIZA, May 19, 2018 (MENA) - Governor of Giza Mohamed Kamal El Daly inaugurated the first friendly area for women and girls in district within the framework of "Safe cities free of violence against women and girls" program.

The program is funded by the US Agency for International Development and carried out by UN Women Egypt in cooperation with the National Council for Women.

In press statements after the inauguration, the governor said the program aims to empower women and girls socially and to face harassment phenomena, as well as create public and safe areas for women and girls.

GIZA, Egypt, April 29, 2018 (MENA) - Head of Giza Security Directorate Essam Saad said on Sunday the campaign launched by the directorate at archaeological sites aims to secure these sites and tourist facilities and prevent any negative behavior that bothers tourists as well.

Saad told MENA on the sidelines of his inspection of the campaign, that Minister of Interior Magdy Abdel Ghaffar directed to continue carrying out such campaigns to maintain the civilized image of the country, especially at heritage and archaeological sites, which constitute an important source of income for the country.

He explained that the campaign is going on around the clock with the participation of several departments of the interior ministry, such as the civil protection units and traffic police. He pointed out to ongoing coordination with the heads of Giza districts to raise the level of cleanliness, especially at tourist attractions.

Giza, March 8, 2018 - The Cairo government is planning to start the trial operation of el-Hawamdeya Water Station in Giza Governorate next May at a total cost of LE170 million.
The station capacity is 70,000 cubic metre a day and is being built in two phases, the Giza's Governor, Major General Mohamed Kamal el-Dali, said in a statement yesterday.
The government, el-Dali noted, will also complete the establishment of al-Qanater Water Station by the capacity of 80,000 m3/ day next June at a total cost of LE180 million.
These projects will contribute to eliminate water problems in the governorate, el-Dali said.
It is worth mentioning that Giza Governorate is establishing three water stations at a cost of LE1.2 billion, which will provide the required share of water conservation, according to the statement.