Sustainable water resources - file
CAIRO - 4 July 2022: Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, met Jaima de Bourbon, Envoy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for Climate, in the presence of Ambassador Hahn Mauritz, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Cairo and the accompanying delegation, to discuss water-related activities as part of the program of the upcoming COP27 summit.
In the below lines, et highlights the details of cooperation between Egypt and the Netherlands in the field of water:
1- There is a long-standing cooperation between Egypt and the Netherlands in the field of water, dating back 46 years, since the establishment of the Egyptian-Dutch Consultative Council for Water Management in 1976.
2- Cooperation is one of the prominent signs of distinguished cooperation between both countries, based on the exchange of benefits and experiences.
3- The bilateral cooperation between both countries contributed to building bridges of trust, and this was reflected in the increasing experiences gained by the two countries in the fields of water management and treatment, water quality improvement and integrated coastal zone management.
4- There is a great similarity between the two countries in the challenges that are being faced, such as protecting the beaches from the effects of climate change, which requires further cooperation in this regard.