No. 40



US Aid To Egypt

Egypt will receive a total of $266mn from the US under the terms of eight grantagreements signed on 28 September in Cairo. According to the Egyptian Minister of Statefor Planning and International Cooperation, Mr. Dhafir al-Bishri, Egypt has signed 28 USgrant agreements worth a total of $809mn in the year to date. The cash, which forms partof the annual $2.1bn US aid package to Egypt, will finance the import of US goods by theEgyptian private...