The United States and Egypt signed bilateral agreements worth $268m this week, the US embassy in Egypt said in a press release on Thursday.

The agreements “signify a new era in support from the American people for joint US-Egypt priorities in economic growth, agriculture, tourism, governance, water and waste water management, and education,” the embassy stated.

Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Cairo Thomas H. Goldberger said that these programmes demonstrate US commitment to investing in Egypt’s future, “particularly for its youth”. […]