Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 09:10 GMT
CAIRO – 17August 2021: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed, Tuesday the governmental bodies concerned to regularly and thoroughly review all technical and construction works related to the Haya Karima "Decent Life" rural development initiative.
For that purpose, Sisi instructed the government to seek the service of major consulting firms, to ensure that performance and implementation levels are in conformity with relevant modern standards, according to a statement by Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady on Tuesday.
Earlier on Tuesday, The Ministry of Local Development published on its Facebook page photos of development works that are underway at 11 governorates within Decent Life initiative.
The total number of villages targeted by the initiative is 4,600 lying across 20 governorates. Half of those are located in Upper Egypt, including Fayoum, Beni Suef, Menya, Sohag, Asyut, Luxor and Aswan. The rest are located in Delta, having Qalyoubeya, Damietta, Beheira, Menoufeya, Gharbia, and Sharqia.
The goals of the initiatives are as follows:
Rehabilitating houses, building ceilings for houses that lack them, and building residential communities in villages in need.
Connecting the houses to water supply, wastewater, natural gas, and electricity networks.
Introducing infrastructure necessary for micro enterprises.
Providing medical services, building hospitals and healthcare units, and equipping them with the necessary devices and medical staff.
Operating medical caravans, and offering prosthetics.
Improving the quality of schools, and nurseries, and establishing literacy classrooms.
Expanding economic empowerment, vocational training, and employment through micro, small, and medium enterprises.
Establishing industrial, and craft complexes.
Bolstering food supply chains, and providing subsidizes food.