Sisi follows up on COP27 preparations, orders securing required financial resources



Sat, 05 Mar 2022 - 06:51 GMT


Sat, 05 Mar 2022 - 06:51 GMT

CAIRO – 5 March 2022: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi followed up on preparations for the UN Climate Conference (COP27) set to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh city this year, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

During a meeting with the ministerial group in charge of preparing for the conference and Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Sisi ordered providing all financial resources to gear up for the summit in November.

Sisi urged all relevant bodies to step up for organizing the event in a way that reflects Egypt's regional and international significance and the country’s efforts to achieve green transition, protect environment and increase the use of clean energy.

The ministerial committee reviewed the most important axes of the upcoming climate summit and the desired results, as well as the ongoing coordination in this context with the British presidency of COP26.

The committee also reviewed the Egyptian vision related to the substantive aspects of the summit, represented in moving the summit’s work from commitments to the implementation stage and advancing national and African concerns on climate change issues.

Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy; Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources; Khaled El-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities; and Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning attended the meeting.

Attendees also included Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation; Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance; Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment; Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Assem El-Gazzar, Minister of Housing; Mohamed Manar, Minister of Civil Aviation, and Major General Khaled Fouda, Governor of South Sinai.



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