Egypt's PM follows up on status of utility projects carried out nationwide



Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 03:08 GMT


Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 03:08 GMT

Decent Life Presidential Initiative

Decent Life Presidential Initiative

CAIRO - 15 August 2022: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired a meeting on Monday with Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem el Gazzar to follow up on the status of utility projects being carried out nationwide, especially those implemented under the Decent Life Presidential Initiative.

The prime minister directed the officials concerned to facilitate the necessary procedures for manufacturers with a view to strengthening the local utility equipment industry, Cabinet Spokesman Nader Saad said.

The State is willing to provide incentives for manufacturers and the government encourages them to start manufacturing such products, Madbouli noted.

The meeting also tackled efforts exerted to apply modern methods for sewage treatment via locally manufactured materials.

The meeting was attended by Chairman of the Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) Mamdouh Raslan, Chairman of the National Organization For Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage (NOPWASD) Ehab Khedr, and HCWW Vice Chairman Ahmed Moawad.

The goals of the initiative 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 subsidized food.




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