Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
4 - 10 November 1999
Issue No. 454
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Comprehensive development aside, globalisation is the World Bank's prescription for the next millennium. Aziza Sami looks at the WB's "new philosophy" and talks to two of its experts
At globalisation's door
Setting the menu
Doing business with Tehran
Will the language of business outweigh politics in efforts to boost Iranian-Egyptian relations? Amira Howeidy reports on Iran's first trade exhibition in 20 years
No IT without telecom
Great plans are in store for the Egyptian telecommunications and information industries, writes Niveen Wahish
Taking stock
Sameh El-Turguman, chairman of the stock exchange, is intent on establishing Egypt as the regional market leader. He spoke to Sherine Abdel-Razek about his plans
Labour and the privatisation ministry
Prime Minister Atef Ebeid has been hailed by the business community as the man who best understands their needs. What about labour? Fatemah Farag speaks to the head of the General Federation of Egyptian Trade Unions and reports on GFTU's efforts to have a voice in the new government
Air of optimism among presidents' men
American members of the Egypt-US Presidents' Council are optimistic about the new cabinet's approach to economic reform, reports Niveen Wahish


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