Egypt is an early example of what the situation may look like in many other countries in the near future if effective cross-border coordination and cooperation lagged behind the ongoing challenges of water scarcity, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a speech opening Cairo Water Week Sunday.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi discussed the latest development in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on Sunday.
On August 1, the office of the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion in Luxor received the first charter flights coming from France to Luxor.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said that Ethiopia’s statement at the Security Council’s session on the Renaissance Dam (GERD) was not on par with Egypt’s or Sudan’s, naming multiple successes for the two downstream countries at the international event.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to stress the international community’s responsibility for contributing to resolving the situation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.
Kuwait has expressed support for Egypt and Sudan’s endeavors to contain the crisis of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), calling on the international community to intensify efforts alongside the African Union and Arab League to oversee negotiations between the two downstream countries and Ethiopia.
“The Cairo Water Week aims to reach sustainable solutions for managing water resources, and to face population increase,” the Water Minister said.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has discussed the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with almost every counterpart on the sidelines of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS on Monday as the rain season approaches, and Ethiopia gears up to fill the colossal structure unilaterally.
In a statement, Tayyeb asserted that water comes on top of the necessary resources that are considered are public property.
He added that his Ministry has established six ground water plants around Juba and seven more inside the capital.
The foundation's call came on Sunday at press conference held by Maat in the presence of a number of African NGOs and a host of water, peace and security experts in Africa.
Hot-air balloon rides flying over the ancient wonders of Luxor are the tourists' favorite, as they get a chance to explore the city's spectacular landscape and famous landmarks.
Egypt and Sudan have started joint military drills dubbed 'Guardians of the Nile', with the participation of land, naval and air forces from the two countries.
Army personnel of the ground, naval and air forces are taking part in the joint exercise, the spokesman said.
Speaking at a ceremony on the occasion of launching the national program for structural reforms, Madbouli said the wastewater treatment and irrigation projects constitute a challenge to the Egyptian state to maintain its water resources in light of overpopulation.
Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.
Ethiopia has involved the Renaissance Dam (GERD) in the complexities of its internal policies, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Thursday, according to Al-Arabiya.
“We are always talking about reaching a legal and binding agreement on filling and operation of the dam; an agreement takes into accounts the interests of the three countries,” Shoukry said.
A total of 11,075 reports of encroachments on Nile canals have been referred to the military prosecution, according to a Monday Irrigation Ministry statement.
Al-Sawaf village in the city of Kom Hamada in El-Beheira governorate, northern Egypt, has been flooded with Nile water since Sunday.