SOURCE: Orascom Construction Industries

March 19, 2008 09:07 ET

Orascom Construction Industries - GDRs Trade Ex-Dividend

Cairo--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - NEWS RELEASE

OCI GDRs Trade Ex-Dividend Today (19 March 2008)

Cairo, Egypt - 19 March 2008: Orascom Construction Industries ("OCI") confirmed today that its Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) traded today on an ex-dividend basis as per LSE regulations for the EGP 300 per ordinary share (approx US$ 109 per GDR) cash dividend.

The record date of 24 March 2008 applies to both local shares and GDRs.

For additional information CONTACT:

OCI Investor Relations Department: investor.relations@orascomci.com

Hassan H. Badrawi

Tel: +202 2461 1039

Omar Darwazah

Tel: +202 2461 0727

Email: omar.darwazah@orascomci.com

Ahmed Sultan

Tel: +202 2461 0914

Email: ahmed.sultan@orascomci.com

For additional information on OCI: www.orascomci.com

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI)

Nile City Towers - South Tower

2005A Corniche El Nil, Cairo, Egypt

OCI stock symbols: OCIC.CA / ORCI EY / OCICqL / ORSD


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