Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Monday attended a celebration in Upper Egypt’s Aswan to pay Nubian people the compensation they deserve, as they were displaced by the construction of the two Aswan dams since 1902.
Egypt stressed adherence to its proposal regarding filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the Ministry of Water Resources said, after “malicious” reports claiming that Egypt abandoned one of its main conditions.
As many as 6,350 persons had applied for and deserved the compensation.
Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered addressing the problems of Nubian people affected by the construction of Aswan's High Dam.
President Sisi ordered addressing the problems of Nubian people affected bythe construction of Aswan's High Dam since 1902.
A total of 11,716 Nubian residents are announced entitled to compensations from the state after being displaced following the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
Restoration took place between February 2018 to December 2018.