CAIRO - 20 October 2021: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said electricity projects being implemented in the Egyptian villages and cities as part of “Decent Life”presidential initiative will greatly contribute to improving electricity and lighting services in these areas.
The premier made the remarks during a meeting held on Tuesday to follow up on the status of the electricity sector's projects being implemented as part of the national project to develop the Egyptian countryside in the presence of Housing Minister Assem el Gazar and other senior officials.
The total cost of implementing these projects as well as the procurement of supplies needed for their completion were also tackled during the meeting.
In this regard, Madbouli asserted the importance of increasing the local content in these projects and implementing them with high quality.
Haya Karima works to improve coverage of health services, raise the level of efficiency and quality of drinking water, improve sewage coverage, education, increase job opportunities, and implement services not seen in the countryside in Egypt before.
Egypt has launched Haya Karima (Decent Life) convention under the auspicious of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi. The convention celebrates the initiative the president took to innovate and help people in need of better living conditions all over Egypt.
The project focuses on upgrading the social, health, educational, economic and housing levels as well as all sectors of services provided to those villages.
In the below lines, et highlights important figures regarding the initiative:
1- The total number of beneficiaries is close to 55 million citizens
2- The total cost of the initiative in three years amounted to more than 700 billion pounds.
3- The first year covers 51 centers with a total of 18 million citizens across 20 governorates over the next three years.
4- According to the achieved percentages regarding the percentage of the population benefiting from the initiative from the total population, the target percentage in the first period was 4.7 percent of the population.
5- With the completion of the 375 villages this year, the coverage rate will be 17 percent of the population.
6- The coverage rate next year will reach 35 percent, reaching 57 percent in 2023/2024.
7- The initiative targets to raise the efficiency of more than 3,000 nurseries in 1,400 villages in 52 centers.