The sixth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW), scheduled to be held by the end of October, will continue the efforts to put water at the heart of climate action, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Hani Sewilam said on Thursday.
He highlighted the growing hike of population in Egypt from 27 million in 1960s to the current 105 million, while the water resources have not increased.
The ambassador pointed out that the statement included falsehoods pertinent to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The expert estimates that the height of the middle wall would reach 620 meters this year.
The celebration at Afla will feature a high level panel discussion with the participation of Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt, and the Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hani Sewilam. The panel is expected to discuss EU-Egypt cooperation in the water sector and efforts underway to increase water sustainability in Egypt.
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam headed Monday to Kenya in a two-day visit to hold talks on bolstering joint cooperation in the sector.
Egypt also delivered training to African human resources.
The minister made the statements in a meeting with senators.
The ceremony will take place on December 22.
Egypt's new water resources and irrigation law includes 10 prohibitions that are forbidden to be carried out, with the aim of preserving water resources in light of their limitations.
After the city of Ras Ghareb was hit by a huge flood in 2016, causing heavy losses in the civilian population, the state embarked on constructing a large number of giant projects of lakes and dams to protect citizens, and private and public property from the dangers of floods.
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.
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in the conference with a pavilion to display a group of archaeological reproductions, scientific books, various materials and promotional films.
The meeting was held as part of the third day of Cairo Water Week (CWW 2022), which kicked off on Sunday.
Meantime, Madbouli highlighted the importance of completing all Decent Life (Haya Karima) 's projects within the framework of the set time table.
A study was issued by the Egyptian Observatory of the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies, monitoring the economic gains for the development of lakes.
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.
Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).