Egypt's Law set policy to develop lakes, protect them from encroachment

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 07:20 GMT

Among the goals are: the development of a general policy for the protection and development of lakes, their prevention of encroachment and pollution, and putting them into practice and developing them.

Know more about how Egypt works to achieve water security, protect sea beaches

Tue, 20 Dec 2022 - 12:18 GMT

It is also an important step towards achieving water security and paying attention to preserving and protecting huge assets related to water resources.

Parliament approves toughened penalty on agricultural encroachments

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 07:17 GMT

The draft law aims to protect national food security and agricultural land, preserve its fertility, as these violations have direct impact on the national economy, sustainable development and agricultural production.

Egypt punishes land encroachment by prison, and fine up to LE 5M

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 10:02 GMT

In this regard, the law imposes deterrent penalties on anyone who encroaches on agricultural lands.

10K Egyptians to be excluded from in-kind subsidies program due to agricultural land violations

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 03:00 GMT

That will be extended to the monetary subsidies program.

Egypt’s president orders continued strict measures to face encroachments on agricultural lands

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 07:56 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi ordered on Saturday continued coordination among relevant authorities to monitor cases of encroachment on agricultural lands and take strict procedures to face them.

Egypt's PM: 400k feddans of agricultural land wasted due to land encroachment

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 08:54 GMT

Unplanned random construction in Egypt represents around 50 percent of buildings at all cities and villages, Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli said.

Egypt lost 1.2M feddans in 40 years due to illegal activities on agricultural lands

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 06:39 GMT

This lost piece of land could have been used to achieve food security for 25 million Egyptians.

Giza Municipal Authority to remove squatters in few days

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 01:30 GMT

Encroachments on state-owned lands in those areas are either unlawful acquisition of agricultural lands or unlicensed buildings.

Egypt loses 8K feddans of arable lands over 8 years

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 - 11:43 GMT

According to the Ministry’s report, a total of 695,727 violations of encroachment on the arable lands have been removed on 33,421 feddans since 2011 and more than 1.3million cases have not removed yet.

Irrigation Ministry clears away encroachments on the Nile

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 11:31 GMT

The total number of cleared away encroachments along the Nile River has become 46,306 out of 52,777 cases detected since January 5, 2015 in the 16 governorates.

Official warns against encroachments on 'New Waraq' lands

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 12:35 GMT

The official warned individuals and entities against encroaching on lands allocated to the "New Waraq City" project.

Encroachments on 500,000 m², 8,200 feddans cleared in 48 hrs

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 - 07:00 GMT

That was achieved in 48 hours.

Cabinet drafts amendments to larceny, burglary penalties

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 12:47 GMT

The proposed acts will be submitted to the parliament, and are concerned with larceny by public employees, and regular individuals.

Egypt combats violations on Nile River, agricultural lands

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 - 04:21 GMT

The government recently announced the results of the crackdowns it launched to combat violations on the Nile River and agricultural lands

Parliament Approves Tougher Penalties for Building on Arable Lands

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 09:25 GMT

Building on arable lands is banned, with violators potentially facing penalties punishable for up to five years in prison and a fine between LE 100,000 (US$ 5,648) and LE 5 million.

7,000 demolition orders for illegal buildings in Mahalla

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 - 04:07 GMT

More than 7,000 demolition orders have been issues for illegal constructions in the second district of Mahalla, district head Osama Zakaria said in a Friday statement.