Life in Egypt

Life in Egypt

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Banks


Banks

The central bank takes the means with which it ensures the realization of its objectives and the discharge of its functions. This includes supervising the units of the banking sector, setting the regulatory and supervisory standards to guarantee the sound financial positions of banks, and their efficient performance; as well as issuing the necessary decisions for their implementation, and evaluating the efforts exerted regarding guaranteeing the soundness of bank credit and ensuring the application of standards of credit quality and financial soundness with due regard to international banking norms.

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Culture


Culture

Over the course of history, Egypt has integrated a series of civilizations that have merged together and evolved into a unique and rich culture of multiple facets and dimensions. This has had a great effect on the Egyptian character, known for its tolerance, heartiness and hospitality. Egypt boasts a panoply of historical sites in all its governorates, offering a unique experience where the ancient and modern strands converge and interact.

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Entertainment And Leisure Activities


Entertainment And Leisure Activities

In Egypt, there is a wide range of leisure activities that suit all tastes and ages, proving that Egypt has much more than antiquity sites. Egypt has long fantastic beaches and vast stretches of desert land where diving, horseback riding and fishing activities abound. Entertainment and activities include cinema and theatre, amusement parks and night life. Also, one may choose to go for an enchanting Nile cruise at night, or practice sports and fitness activities.

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Health and Medical Services


Health and Medical Services

Medical services and facilities are generally adequate country wide, however, these services are more sophisticated in the Cairo area. There are many well-trained medical and dental professionals in Egypt. Facilities outside Cairo, Alexandria, and Sharm El Sheikh are limited. The majority of Egyptian physicians are English speaking and many have studied in the United States or Europe.

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Housing


Housing

Egypt offers a safe living environment with good quality housing at competitive costs, providing a comfortable living environment to expatriates and their families. Foreigners are allowed to either rent or own a residential property. Residential apartments can be researched through real estate agents; bureaus, in which landlords competitively advertise their properties. These bureaus offer a comprehensive listing of location, area, and size of residential units.

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Press


Press

A unique assortment of newspapers, magazines and periodicals in different languages (ranging from general to specialized) is available in Egypt, including national and foreign newspapers as well as business magazines. Official and non-official newspapers are daily circulated to the majority of the people. Foreign and local newspapers and magazines are accessible either through the internet (where one can read them for free), on stands of various shops found across- the country, or in libraries- located in various areas.

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Schooling


Schooling

The educational experience in Egypt is characterized by a diversity of systems. These range from the Arab/English-based local systems to the international educational systems, such as the British, the American, the Dutch, and the French enrollment systems. The following tables classify the various schools and educational systems that are currently operational in Egypt.

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Shopping


Shopping

Egypt is a wonderland of shopping opportunities. It provides a huge variety of everything from antiques to fine clothing and jewelry. Egypt also offers an incredible selection of shopping venues, leisurely and cultural activities as well as a bustling nightlife. Shopping ranges from the famous Khan el-Khalili souk, a bazaar largely unchanged since the 14th century, to modern air-conditioned centers displaying the latest fashions.

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Tourism and Hotels


Tourism and Hotels

The unique historical and cultural heritage of Egypt, its moderate, agreeable climate, natural riches and strategic location account for the principal role of tourism in the Egyptian economy. People who think of Egypt may envision antiquities, but Egypt offers much more. Certainly it is a prime location to see our great heritage from the ancient world, including the Pyramids and wonderful temples, but it is also part of the Holy Land, and tours to Christian and other religious monuments are popular. Yet Egypt also offers nature and desert treks, great scuba diving and even golf, fishing and birding expeditions. One may choose to relax on the wondrous Egypt Red Sea or Sinai coasts, take in the high culture of Cairo, or even leisurely float down the Egyptian Nile on a luxurious river boat.

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