FILE - Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli
CAIRO - 6 August 2019: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the Higher Council for Planning.
During the meeting, the council approved allocating 15,000 feddans for setting up a new city in Bani Mazar in the Upper Egyptian Minya Governorate, on the west bank of the Nile, said Cabinet Spokesman Nader Saad.
Also, the council approved setting up poultry investment projects in the governorates of Luxor, New Valley, North Sinai and Qena along with other areas, added the spokesman.
Attending the meeting were Minister of Planning Hala el Saeed and Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Sharawy along with Minister of State for Environment Yassmine Fouad and Minister of Agriculture Ezzeddin Abu Steit.
Also, Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar and Minister of Housing Assem Gazzar were present.