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The number of foreign workers in Egypt’s private and investment sectors surged to 17,357 in 2023, up from 13,331 in the previous year – marking a 30.2 percent increase, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). In the agency’s report, 7,973 work permits were issued to foreigners working in Egypt for the first time, representing 45.9 percent of the total. The remaining 9,384 permits were renewals, accounting for 54.1 percent. Asians constituted the largest group of…