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Canal & The Society

The Suez Canal ’s role is not confined to servicing the world trade. It goes beyond that to serve the Canal Zone community ...

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Egyptian Official Sites

Egypt Information Gate

The IDSC intellectual crucible of the Council of Ministers of Egypt, and the Center's mission is to contribute to decision-making process and implementation of policies related to issues of economic and social development, frameworks based on sound science and fair pay for the development efforts of the Egyptian citizen.

Egypt Government Gate

Egypt Government Portal site aims to deliver electronic services to the citizens of the whereabouts of the form and the appropriate way and the speed and efficiency required. This site is the first step towards the establishment of e-government Egyptian cope with the modern global systems supported by the most advanced communications and information.

Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian government established the ‘Service des Antiques de l’Egypte’ in 1835 mainly to halt the plundering of archeological sites and to arrange the exhibition of the collected artifacts owned by the government. The Azbakian garden in Cairo was first used as a storage place for these artifacts.The collection was later transferred to another building in the citadel of Saladin.

Egypt Air

EGYPTAIR is one of the pioneer airlines in the world, established in May 1932 to become the seventh carrier in the world, On July 17th 2008, EGYPTAIR, have joined the Star Alliance network, the largest airline alliance in the world, to offer its customers better flight connections and more comfortable travel.

Egypt State Information Service

Established in 1954, Egypt State Information Service is the nation's main informational, awareness and public relations agency, It gives pleasure for Egypt State Information Service (SIS) to introduce all press services for all Arab and foreign journalists and men of media and facilitate their missions to visit Egypt, prepare press programs and interviews and witness important occasions and events.

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Out to support the economic development adopted by the political leadership to reach to build a modern state of administrative structures, productivity and economic flexible and able to interact positively with international changes focused successive Egyptian government aims to open up direct channels of communication between production and export system in the work of a homogeneous, in the context of State policy to stimulate exports and modernization of national industry and to develop their technologies and global expertise to produce quality goods are global competition and a force in world markets through the system integrated commercial primary objective boost exports.

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of State For Environmental Affairs

In June 1997, the responsibility of Egypt's first full time Minister of State for Environmental Affairs was assigned as stated in the Presidential Decree no.275/1997. From thereon, the new ministry has focused, in close collaboration with the national and international development partners, on defining environmental policies, setting priorities and implementing initiatives within a context of sustainable development.
According to the Law 4/1994 for the Protection of the Environment, the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) was restructured with the new mandate to substitute the institution initially established in 1982. At the central level, EEAA represents the executive arm of the Ministry.

IT Centers for All Ministries

The Principal Functions of the Agency Include:
- Formulating environmental policies.
- Preparing the necessary plans for Environmental protection and Environmental development projects, following up their implementation, and undertaking Pilot Projects.
- The Agency is the National Authority in charge of promoting environmental relations between Egypt and other States, as well as Regional and International Organizations.

Egyptian Telephone Directory

Egyptian Telephone Directory

Canal History
13th century BCE

13th century BCE, A canal is constructed between the Nile Delta and the Red Sea. For the following centuries, the canal was only partially maintained...


1854, By a French initiative, the viceroy of Egypt, Said Pasha, decides for a project to build a canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea...


1858, La Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez is formed to construct the canal.

17 Nov 1869

17 Nov 1869, With great splendour, the canal is opened for navigation. Dimensions were 22 metre in bottom width, 58 metre in surface width, and a depth of 8 metres...

2 Mar 1888

2 Mar 1888, The Convention of Constantinople guaranteed right of passage of all ships through the Suez Canal during war and peace...

13 Jun 1956

13 Jun 1956, Suez Canal Zone restored to Egypt.
26 Jul 1956, Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal.

5 Jun 1975

5 Jun 1975, Suez Canal reopened...

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Egypt Gate

Egyptian Official Sites

Tourism Information

Places, directions, travel co. and more.

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