The Red Sea received the safe landfill in Marsa Alam with a total cost of EGP 21 million, Shaarawy said.

This comes as part of the contract inked between the ministries of local development, environment and planning in addition to the Arab Organization for Industrialization to implement the projects of the first stage of infrastructure of waste system.

Shaarawy said that the Ministry of Local Development follows up the implementation of the authorizations of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to accelerate the implementation of infrastructure of the new system for integrated management of solid waste in the different governorates to contribute to improving the level of cleanliness.

Three landfills are being established as part of projects of the infrastructure for the waste system in Hurghada, Safaga and Ras Ghareb with the cost of EGP 91 million, he added.