Planning min.: Number of working women up 50% under Sisi strategy

Planning Minister Hala el Said said the 2017 women strategy launched by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi upped the number of working females by 50 percent in comparison with 2012.

In a statement on Thursday, she said women’s involvement in practical life is a catalyst for economic and social development.

Said noted that she took part in Women In Energy Conference which was held within the framework of the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) which wrapped up on Wednesday.

She said efforts are under way to up women leadership posts to 43 percent.

Source: State Information Service Egypt