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CAIRO - 26 April 2023: The Egyptian government directed, during the current fiscal year 2022/23, about 5 billion pounds for the development of North Sinai Governorate, of which the public treasury finances about 80 percent of it, at 4 billion pounds.
The economic and social development plan submitted by the Minister of Planning, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, and approved by Parliament in its two chambers (Representatives and Senate), confirms that the agricultural and land reclamation sector has the largest share of the total government investments directed to North Sinai Governorate, at a rate of 28 percent.
The government indicates that the construction and building sector comes in second place with a rate of 22.6 percent, the other services sector with a rate of 12.8 percent, then the sanitation, water and education sectors with rates of 8.1 percent, 7.9 percent and 7.6 percent, respectively.
North Sinai Governorate is located in the north-east of the Arab Republic of Egypt, between longitudes 32.34 east and latitudes 29.31 north. It is bordered to the north by the Mediterranean Sea at a length of 220 km. As for the south, a line extends from the south of a corridor, for example, to Ras al-Naqab.
North Sinai includes 6 centers represented in the Al-Arish Center, whose capital is the city of Al-Arish, the Bir Al-Abd Center, whose capital is the city of Bir Al-Abd, the Al-Hasana Center, whose capital is the city of Al-Hasana, the Nakhl Center, whose capital is the city of Nakhl, the Sheikh Zuweid Center, whose capital is the city of Sheikh Zuweid, and the Rafah Center, whose capital is the city of Rafah.