Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 01:15 GMT
Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Atti gives a speech at the opening session of the 2020 Cairo Water Week (CWW) on Sunday, October 18, 2020- press photo
CAIRO - 7 September 2020: Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aati said on Tuesday that Egypt has been supporting African brethren across history through various cooperation projects.
He noted that Cairo has established several dams, underground water stations and fisheries over the past few years to help African countries.
The minister's remarks were made during a meeting with representatives of the ministries of irrigation, foreign affairs, civil aviation, Azhar and the National Media Authority and other bodies concerned to probe means of enhancing cooperation with African countries.
He explained that Egypt had established close ties with African states in the various fields to meet the needs of their peoples.
The meeting also reviewed the important role played by Azhar to offer grants to all African states as well as operating direct flights between Cairo and a number of African capitals with the aim of activating trade and tourism movement in Africa.