Climate change adaptation on top of Egypt’s gov't priorities: Planning min.



Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 12:10 GMT


Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 12:10 GMT


CAIRO – 3 June 2022: Egypt’s Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala el Said affirmed that the State gives top priority to the file of climate change adaptation.

Referring to the several projects which were implemented to reduce harmful emissions, the minister further referred to Egypt Vison 2030, which was launched in 2016.

The minister's remarks came during her participation in a session on efforts to reduce the negative ramifications of climate change, which was held as part of the proceedings of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group’s 2022 annual meetings in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh.

Egypt aims to turn 50% of its national projects green by 2024-2025, added the minister.

The minister also pointed out to Egypt's launch of the National Strategy for Climate Change as well as efforts to reduce carbon emissions, projects for water desalination and sewage treatment.





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