Sisi directs to implement more water projects

This should include building desalination and water treatment stations

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019.

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ArabFinance: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi demanded more national developments to reduce water shortages, Spokesman of the Egyptian Presidency Bassem Rady announced.

This should include building desalination and water treatment stations at a total value of EGP 435 billion ($27.32 billion), Rady added.

El Sisi recently met with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem el Gazzar, and Presidential Adviser for Urban Planning Amir Ahmed where he called for implementing and utilizing technology for water network stations.

The meeting also reviewed government housing projects nationwide, namely in the new cities.

Over the past six years, Egypt carried out EGP 38.5 billion worth of drinking water projects nationwide.

The government has executed EGP 292 million water and wastewater developments in Minya Governorate since 2014.

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