25 September 2020 07:09 PM

Sisi announces tax exemption of up to 60 pct for teachers

Wednesday، 16 September 2020 - 04:16 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Wednesday 16/9/2020 that teachers will be granted a tax exemption of up to 60% as part of the state's efforts to improve their living conditions.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of Egypt-Japan University of Technology and Science in the city of Borg el Arab in Alexandria, Sisi directed the government to increase the allowance granted to teachers from 10% to 12%, in addition to raising their additional incentive from 150 to 375 pounds.
He also ordered the government to study the possibility of reducing working days of women in order to give them the chance to take care of their children on schooldays.
The president extended thanks to Education Minister Tareq Shawqi for his efforts to develop the educational system in the past 4-5 years.
Sisi also called on parents to make sure that their children do physical exercises on a permanent basis in order to stay healthy.


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