Vital Arab support    Good words but not major action at the G7    Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa    Egypt, Qatar agree on continuing consultations to advance bilateral relations    New alliances, new democracies    Former presidential candidate Abul-Fotouh to remain in custody despite release order, says Egypt's prosecution    Tunisia allows 5,000 fans to attend Esperance-Ahly clash pending CAF approval    Experts warn Delta variant on track to become dominant coronavirus strain in US    Egypt's stocks end red as benchmark EGX 30 falls 0.42% on Tuesday    Afsha, Soliman give Ahly a boost ahead of Esperance clash    "Soul Water" signs MoU with "Evoqua Water Technologies" as their agent in Egypt    30 international troupes take part in Egypt's 8th Festival of Drums and Traditional Arts    Top US adviser participates in Egypt's 'Decent Life' initiative    Environment Minister highlights Egypt's steps toward creating green economy    Israel's flag march will undermine ceasefire in Jerusalem: Arab Parliament    Egypt condemns recent Houthi's drone attack on Saudi school    New Israel government vows change, but not for Palestinians    Egyptian universities, educational institutes allocate EGP 57m to Gaza reconstruction    Emirates Air posts $5.5 bln loss as virus disrupts travel    Egypt to receive 1.9 mln doses of AstraZenca vaccine as part of COVAX agreement: Health minister    Denmark's Eriksen sends public thank you message from hospital    Egypt's Court of Cassation upholds death penalty to 3 Muslim Brotherhood leaders    Sudan to complain to Security Council of Ethiopian unilateral measures on GERD    Luxor's comprehensive health insurance scheme gearing for 1 July launch    APO Group, Getty Images make African press releases, images available globally    7th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Cairo    Swiss director Julia Bünter's Fiancées will open 22nd Ismailia Int'l Film Festival    Egypt's Qalaa Holdings chairman banned from flying – Reuters    EFG Hermes, Saudi Exchange host conference highlighting kingdom's capital market opportunities    Egypt's New Administrative Capital contributes to economic growth: Report    Italian film 'Mi chiamo Francesco Totti' wins BankGiro Loterij Audience Award at IFFR    24th Shanghai Film Festival marks Communist Party of China centenary    Egypt development projects in South Sudan serve as role model in Africa: Irrigation minister    Nile for Peace Initiative calls for legally-binding deal on Ethiopia's dam    Palestinian-Jordanian The Synaptik and Egyptian Felukah rappers team up in 'Nefsi' single    APO Group enters new exclusive agreement with Getty Images on African press releases and images    Iconic Iraqi poet Saadi Youssef dies at 87 in London    Defending champions Brazil hosts Copa America    France's Benzema eyes national team return    Egypt is on short list of partner countries for U.S. COVID-19 vaccines: embassy    Russia to resume charter flights to Egypt resorts in the coming days    Biden administration to send surplus U.S. COVID-19 vaccines to Egypt, several countries    Russia expects to resume charter flights to Egypt resorts in near future    Egypt's Sisi announces allocation of $500 million for reconstruction in war-wrecked Gaza    On International Museum Day, Egypt opens two new museums at Cairo Airport    Egypt's Ahly is establishing a new stadium, expected to be 'sports complex'    Old Cairo's Al-Fustat will be revamped on Egyptian President's directives    Veteran Egyptian journalist Makram Mohamed Ahmed passes away at 86    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Afreximbank's efforts in providing Covid-19 vaccines for African countries is supported, Maait
Published in Amwal Al Ghad on 08 - 05 - 2021

Egypt's keenness to back the Afreximbank's efforts to support the African continent amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been affirmed by Minister of Finance Minister Mohamed Maait
Maait made his comments during a meeting held on Thursday with President of the Afreximbank Benedict Oramah.
Afreximbank aims to manage financial, economic, and health impacts and shocks of epidemics, and helps maintain economic stability of African countries in a way that contributes to pushing forward economic growth and boosting intra-regional trade.
In his meeting with President of Afreximbank Benedict Oramah, the minister said that Egypt also supports efforts of the bank to facilitate access to COVID-19 vaccines in African countries, in order to help preserve the safety of citizens and support African economies in light of the pandemic.
Oramah presented the bank's various activities, the most important of which are: seeking to provide facilities for African countries to obtain vaccines against the emerging COVID-19, and contracting with major suppliers to provide doses at affordable prices in order to vaccinate the largest possible percentage of the people of the African continent.
Additionally, the Afreximbank pays efforts in pushing the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), most notably, launching a project to settle payments in local currencies. As well as, discussing ways to implement the decision of the African Finance Ministers Group (F15) regarding increasing the bank's capital to allow more resources to enable it to carry out its duties to serve the African continent.


Clic here to read the story from its source.