PM inspects green, blue zones ahead of COP27



Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 11:09 GMT


Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 11:09 GMT

CAIRO – 13 October 2022:  Egypt’s Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli inspected Thursday the developments in setting up the green and blue zones in Sharm el Sheikh amid ongoing preparations for holding the 2022 global climate conference, COP27, in the iconic Red Sea resort city in November.

During his inspection tour of the city, Madbouli pointed out that the huge infrastructure and construction work being implemented here reflects the close coordination among the Egyptian authorities and the international bodies, a matter which proves that Egypt is capable of organizing and hosting such kind of major international events.

Madbouli was briefed by Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad, and Housing Minister Assem el Gazzar on the latest developments and the progress made in the green and blue zones, which will be the venue for the various activities of COP27.

Madbouli stressed Thursday the importance of completing all the current projects and construction work in Sharm el Sheikh well before the beginning of the COP27.

During his evening tour of Sharm el Sheikh during his visit to the Red Sea resort city to inspect preparations being implemented to host the global event in November.

The PM was briefed by South Sinai governor Khaled Foda on the development works conducted in Sharm el Sheikh in cooperation with investors and businessmen, stressing that the work is being implemented around the clock to get the job done according to the set timetable

Madbouli also inspected the development works at the Naama Bay diving hub, the first center for diving services in South Sinai governorate.

The premier's visit to Naama Bay was part of his tour of Sharm El Sheikh City to follow up on the development works of some projects and road constructions ahead of the UN Climate Summit, due to be held next month in the Red Sea resort.

The premier was briefed by Head of Sinai Company for Hotels and Diving Clubs Samir Taha who said that Naama Bay's development has started six months ago.

Taha said that such development works are carried out in compliance with international standards and in accordance with the conditions of the environment and transport ministries with an objective for harboring yachts and boats that bring in tourists willing to practice diving activities.



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