458 projects finalized in water resources sector at cost of LE5.6B: minister

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Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 05:31 GMT

File- Minister of Planning and Administrative Reform Hala el Saeed - Press photo

File- Minister of Planning and Administrative Reform Hala el Saeed - Press photo

CAIRO - 19 November 2020: Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala el Saeed said a total of 458 projects have been implemented in 25 governorates in the water resources and irrigation sector, with investments totaling LE 5.6 billion.


Out of the total number of projects, about 204 have been carried out at a total cost of LE 3.3 billion during the 2019/2020 fiscal year, Saeed said in "Harvesting the Construction Phase" report, launched by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development.


The completed projects have achieved a 44.3 percent growth rate year-on-year in the 2019/2020 fiscal year, she added.  


The report noted that 157 projects have been finalized over the past two years in Upper Egyptian governorates, with total investments of LE 1.8 billion.


In border governorates, about 28 projects have been carried out with investments totalling LE 895 million, it added.


The Harvest Report aims to raise the citizens’ awareness of the projects finalized in all sectors, in a way that helps activate the follow-up role for post-implementation phases, the minister said.

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