Swailem, was appointed as the new Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation in the new cabinet reshuffle announced Saturday, succeeding former Minister Hesham Tawfiq.
Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atti announced he will self-isolate at home for two weeks after he held a meeting with the Daqahlia governor who tested positive to coronavirus.
The two met on Monday to discuss cooperation between the ministry and Daqahlia Governorate in the irrigation field.
Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aati has urged the constant follow up of the Nile River water levels at upper-basin countries as well as the rainfall rate.
The Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations require patience, said Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohammed Abdel-Ati.
The Egyptian government approved on Wednesday, during its meeting, the new law on water resources and irrigation