5 November 2012

Egypt: Minister - Le 166 Million for Infrastructure Projects

some LE166 million is allocated to badly needed infrastructure projects in various governorates, Minister of Local Development Ahmed Zaki Abdeen said Sunday4/11/2012.

About LE22 million will go to development projects in governorates; LE21 million to basic services in villages such as drinking water and sewage projects and 47 million to remote areas, he said.

About LE33 million was allocated to paving roads and 43 million to boosting the governorates' own resources, he said. Securing potable water and high-quality bread comes at the ministry's top priorities along with governorates' hygiene, he said.

The ministry distributes 100 fire engines to various governorates at LE36 million, he added.

The ministry also organizes conferences to follow up the implementation of the presidential program and the governorates' development plans during the current fiscal year.

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