5 December 2012

Egypt: Investment and Constitution Key Topics in New Issue of SIS-Published Expatriate Magazine

SIS Chairman:

  • SIS introduce Egypt's new Constitution to citizens at home and abroad; seeks to interest Egyptian expatriates in investing in home country;
  • Communicating with Egyptians abroad is an SIS priority

SIS Chairman Mohammad Badreddin Zayed says that the SIS gives great attention the problems of Egyptians abroad and to improving = services provided to them. Accordingly the SIS has published a new issue of its very own Egyptian expatriates magazine.

Chairman Zayed said that the SIS leaves no stone unturned in its efforts to communicate with Egyptians abroad, by providing sufficient information about their home country. This magazine is one way of achieving this goal. The magazine presents a real-to-life image of developments on the domestic scene. It is also a means to following up on news of Egyptians abroad and to highlighting world-respected Egyptian figures.

Chairman Zayed noted that the new issue gives great attention to the subject of the Constitution. Meetings of the suggestions committee have been featured as well as the debates and the communications of Egyptians abroad with the Constituent Assembly, which has listened to suggestions from citizens representing all walks of life.

Chairman Zayed said that these meetings came in consistence with the awareness campaign conducted by SIS in cooperation with the Constituent Assembly, with the purpose of gathering citizens' opinions and suggestions regarding the articles of the Constitution.

In connection with the economic issue, which calls for a concerted state effort to achieve economic growth, Chairman Zayed said the new issue of the magazine features a report on investment opportunities in specific areas in governorates all over Egypt. These opportunities have been made available to Egyptians abroad by the General Investment Authority with unprecedented administrative, executive and legal facilities.

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