Minister of Planning: Monorail, water treatment projects in Egypt to receive USD 500 mn in green bond funding

Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, said that the "Development Initiative" was launched last September in coordination and fruitful cooperation with the Ministry of State for Information and a number of other ministries, pointing out that the preparation for launching a specialized training program for media cadres and bodies in coordination with the United Nations Development Program. This was during the speech of Dr. Hala Al-Saeed at the ceremony of handing over the prizes of the "Development Initiative" competition at the headquarters of the Ministry of State for Information, delivered on her behalf by Dr. Mona Essam, Head of the Sustainable Development Unit at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development. The celebration was attended by Mr. Osama Heikal, Minister of State for Information, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports, and Mr. Mohamed Al-Atribi, COB of Banque Misr. Al-Saeed pointed out that the importance of the "development initiative" lies in raising awareness of what sustainable development means to the Egyptian citizen and how it affects the style and quality of his life and be effective in implementing its programs, placing strong emphasis on creating a societal dialogue about sustainable development and Egypt's vision 2030, and how to involve society as a whole in achieving them, through educating and training the Egyptian media on the im...

2020-11-19 19:23:12

Khaled Batal, Iraqi Minister of Planning: "We seek to benefit from Egypt's experience in the field of housing"

Dr. Khaled Batal, Minister of Planning and Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq, said that Iraq seeks to benefit from the Egyptian experience in several areas, including infrastructure projects, social housing, planning, capacity building, electricity, health and medicine. Batal added that Iraq is also seeking to benefit from the Egyptian experience in enhancing human resources in order to raise the skills of Iraqi youth and qualify them for the labor market, and also to launch databases, which are a pivotal factor for development plans, according to a statement from the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation on Friday. This came during a session of bilateral talks between Batal and Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, within the activities of the preparatory meeting at the ministerial level, for the joint Egyptian-Iraqi High Committee, today in Baghdad, in the presence of Alaa Moussa, the Egyptian ambassador to Iraq, Ahmed Nayef Al-Dulaimi, the Iraqi ambassador to Egypt, and a number of officials from both countries.

2020-11-29 09:18:33

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