3 December 2012

Egypt: National Project to Be Launched for Most Impoverished Villages

Minster of Local Development Ahmed Zaki Abdeen said that a national project will be launched for the most impoverished villages, aiming to provide a better standard of living for the residents in these villages through a host of development programs.

In press statements, the minister said that the project includes various activities to promote public development services that will cover 10 governorates with a population of 12.2 million including 5.6 million of the poorest brackets.

According to the minister, the services will cover the fields of drinking water, sanitation, heath services, and good quality of basic education as well as provision of jobs.

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