Egypt’s Minister of Telecommunication Amr Talaat said on Monday the government will launch a new e-services portal by the end of the year.
The portal, Misr.gov.eg, will facilitate services of personal affairs, health insurance and housing, among others.
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held a meeting on Monday to discuss the latest developments on the portal.
Ministers Ali Meselhi of supply, Omar Marwan of justice, Amr Talaat of telecommunication and Prosecutor-General Hamada El-Sawy attended the meeting along with a number of officials and representatives from other ministries.
Talaat said the beta launch of the portal took place on 20 July, presenting 34 e-services online, including traffic services. By the end of the year the portal will offer 72 e-services.
He added the portal aims to connect all state institutions and to expand governmental services online.
There are plans to add 210 new e-service in 2021, including e-services for companies and enterprises and 179 new e-services in 2022, he added.
Talaat stated that in 2023, it is planned to add 98 new e-services to the portal, making the total 550 e-services.