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News Egypt: LE572 million allocated to improve water quality, drainage, Planning Ministry

The Ministry of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform approved additional allocations of LE572.5 million to improve the quality of drinking water and sanitation services across Egypt.

Minister Hala el-Saeed said in statement on Monday that these allocations will help the development of the water and sanitation sector infrastructure, which will positively improve the lives of citizens.

LE272.5 million has been approved within the plan for the current fiscal year 2016/17 to start the sewage treatment and purification plant in Abo Rawash, as a down payment to start work on the project, at the request of the Ministry of Housing.

LE300 million has been approved to support the sector of drinking water and sanitation at the Ministry of Housing as an additional allocation under the 2016/17 plan. Of this, LE200 million is allocated to replace and renovate potable water and sewage plants in Egypt’s governorates, and LE100 million to supply cars and necessary equipment.

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Geographical coverage Egypt,
News date 30/05/2017
Working language(s) ENGLISH