Egypt will finalize and deliver the first group of green housing units to citizens by the end of the year 2023.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Tuesday with senior officials to follow up on land reclamation projects southern the Nile Valley.
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam and the agency's director signed a letter of intent.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed rehabilitation and improvement of the water facilities for effective and equitable distribution of irrigation water in the command area of Bahr Yusef canal, is a canal which connects the Nile River with Fayyum in Egypt.
The minister further pointed out to his ministry's efforts in the water domain.
Moussa noted that the water to be used in such reclamation endeavors is the outcome of projects implemented to achieve efficiency.
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hany Sweilam met Monday with Madagascar Minister of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Ravokatra Fidiniavo.
The newly-appointed minister of irrigation and water resources, Hani Sweilam, held Monday a meeting with senior officials at the ministry to discuss under-progress and future plans.
Other lining works are still under progress.
The minister also said that Egypt is one of those most affected by climate change.
In its recommendations regarding the economic development plan for 2022/2023, the House of Representatives’ Agriculture and Irrigation Committee said that the Ministry of Irrigation aims to preserve all available resources and rationalize their use while maximizing the return from them.
The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed on Monday and Tuesday 15 floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat.
Egypt has rehabilitated canals with lengths of up to 5,242 km in different governorates thus far since the national project of lining canals kicked off.
'Youth Love Egypt' and Orange joined forces, under the auspices of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, to implement a campaign for cleaning the Nile River ahead of COP 27.
Approved by the parliament in 2021, Egypt’s new water resources and irrigation law sets a number of prohibitions for the protection of water.
The ministry said in a press release on Friday that the visit was made under the directives of Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati to continue to cement water resources-related cooperation between both countries.
The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, and the Dutch ambassador signed Monday evening a cooperation program in 10 sectors of water resources.
The ministry is carrying out measures taken to enhance the irrigation system, and coexistence with the negative impact of climate change.
That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.
The national project for lining the canals in Sohag Governorate, is one of the most important national projects implemented by the political leadership in the governorate in order to conserve irrigation water and ensure that water reaches the ends of the canals on a regular basis throughout the year.