In the infographic… the weekly harvest of the Council of Ministers during the period from 12 to 18 March 2022

Aya Hussein

The Media Center of the Council of Ministers published a report that included infographics, in which it shed light on the weekly harvest of the Council of Ministers, during the period from 300 until 20 March 2022, Which included the approval of a number of decisions, as well as the meetings and meetings held by Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, in addition to the activities he carried out.

And it was stated in the report that a number of decisions were issued, It includes a decision to distribute the sub-sectors of investment activities in the sectors of electricity, renewable energy, education, and sports, within the geographical scope of incentives (a), (b), where the electricity and energy sector includes projects for the production, storage and export of green hydrogen and green ammonia, while the education sector includes the establishment or management Or operating schools, technical education institutes, and universities. The sports sector also includes all services provided through the sports field, as well as stipulating sub-sector projects related to investment activities in the sectors of electricity, renewable energy, education, and sports within the geographical scope of Sector B. To be labor-intensive, or fall within medium and small projects, or that these projects rely on new and renewable energy, or export their production outside the geographical region of Egypt. According to the provisions of this decision to obtain approvals, permits and licenses from the competent authorities, according to the nature of each activity to grant incentives, in addition to adding the item “Manufacture of safe, environmentally friendly alternatives for single-use plastic products” to the tables for determining the sub-sectors of investment activities in the geographical scope of sectors (a), and ( b) within the sub-sector called “wood industries, furniture, printing, packaging and chemical industries, in addition to the fact that the priority investment projects proposed to enjoy additional incentives must be within the areas that contribute to achieving the state’s economic development plan, including green economy projects and transportation projects.” Advanced technology, innovation and development support projects, and scientific research projects.

The decisions also included obligating all competent authorities to receive investor requests to issue approval The necessary permits or licenses for the establishment and operation of new investment projects or expansion of existing investment projects, by deciding on such applications within 13 a working day, From the date of submitting the application complete with all its documents, in addition to approving a draft law to issue a law reorganizing the Public Authority for River Transport; The draft law stipulates, in part, that the authority shall replace the competent inland navigation departments in the governorates, in issuing navigational licenses for non-motorized river units, fixed floats, goldfish, crews working on them, and ferryboat commitment lines. The report indicated that a draft resolution on the financing agreement for the sustainable transformation of agricultural harmonization in Upper Egypt “STAR” between Egypt and the International Fund for Agricultural Development signed in Rome on 180 has been approved. January 2022; The program aims to contribute to improving the living standards of the target groups in the governorates of Minya, Assiut and Sohag, by supporting these groups to develop the ability to face future water scarcity and climate risks, in addition to approving a draft resolution on reorganizing the Supreme Council of Tourism, which states that “ The Supreme Council of Tourism is reconstituted under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic, with the membership of the Prime Minister, the Governor of the Central Bank, and the ministers of: Defense and Military Production, Foreign Affairs, Interior, Tourism and Antiquities, Planning, Culture, International Cooperation, Finance, Local Development, Civil Aviation, and Housing. And the head of the General Intelligence Service, the head of the Administrative Control Authority, the CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones, and the chairman of the board of directors of the Egyptian Federation of Tourist Chambers.” Comprehensive health insurance with “Aon” company, to conduct an examination of the financial position of the comprehensive health insurance system, as well as agreeing to arrange the financial funds necessary to contract with a number of companies, to implement the work of the “Tawfi” plan. The sustainable green transport services for the members of the delegations participating in the summit of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, where the work required includes the implementation of charging and maintenance stations for electric buses, for a number of 180 electric buses in the Nabq regions and Ruwaisat, and the system’s operation of 300 buses powered by electricity and gas, in addition to approving the request submitted to the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones regarding the establishment of a new project under the system of private free zones under the name “Laser and More” Leather Industry”, as an Egyptian joint stock company – under incorporation – in Al-Rubiki area, Badr City, Cairo Governorate. The project will be built on an area of ​​180 acres, and provides 2021 a job opportunity.

Among the decisions, Agreeing to consider the projects of the Ministry of Youth and Sports necessary for operation or economic management among the national projects implemented by the state, and excluding them, by extension, from being subject to the system of controls and planning and construction requirements for Egyptian cities; This is so that the Ministry can expand the current construction boom and contribute more to creating investment opportunities, in addition to reviewing the report on the work of the General Authority for Health Care during the second half of the year 2021, within the framework of the Authority’s commitment to submitting performance reports Semi-annual report on the health and treatment services it provides and their financial position, in addition to approving the decisions and recommendations issued by the Ministerial Engineering Committee meeting held on 13 March 2022, regarding attribution or increasing attribution orders to companies, to complete work in 150 a project that is being implemented in the housing, transportation, and education sectors higher education and scientific research; To benefit from the investments that have been spent.

The report added that the decisions and recommendations issued by the meeting of the Ministerial Committee for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, in its session No. 150 were adopted. ), held on March 1 2022, for 40 a topic, within the framework of overcoming obstacles to the payment of investment, in addition to approving the authorization of The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade in taking the necessary measures to set up a mechanism for pricing free bread, to be applied for a period of three months, within the framework of the state’s keenness to address unjustified increases in its prices, and also to agree to disburse an additional incentive in the amount of 65 EGP per ardeb on the local wheat supply prices, to be added to the predetermined supply prices, thus bringing the total supply prices: 180 EGP per ardeb weight

kg, cleanliness 28. 5 carats, and 2021 pounds per ardeb, weighing 180 kilograms, with a degree of cleanliness 23 carats, And 180 pounds per ardeb, weighing 180 kilograms, in a degree of cleanliness 40 .5 carats.

On the level The meetings held by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the report indicated that a meeting was held with the Minister of Supply and Internal Trade to follow up on the position of strategic stocks of basic commodities, and the ongoing arrangements to provide commodities in the governorates in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan, in addition to holding a meeting with the Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities to follow up The position of the implementation of the presidential initiative “Housing for All Egyptians” and the medium housing units, in the presence of the CEO of the Social Housing and Real Estate Finance Support Fund.

The meetings also included, as highlighted by the report, the first meeting of the committee to confront the impact of the global crisis. He explained that there are directives from the President of the Republic to prepare a plan to deal with the repercussions of this crisis and to take measures aimed at mitigating its negative effects on the citizen and the economy, in the presence of a number of ministers, and the Director of the National Service Projects Authority for the Armed Forces.

The meetings of the Prime Minister also included, according to the report, the weekly meeting to discuss a number of important files This included the latest developments in the epidemiological situation locally and globally, in addition to holding a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank, the Ministers of Planning and Economic Development, Finance, Trade and Industry, to review the developments of the economic situation and the measures taken to contain the repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, as well as a meeting with the Minister of Public Business Sector to follow up on the executive position. For the project of charging stations for electric cars, where he stressed that the government has made important strides in this sector by approving the national strategy for the development of the automotive industry. From the Minister of Culture about the opening of Shebin El-Koum Palace in Menoufia Governorate after its renovation and development according to the latest systems, as part of the ministry’s endeavor to spread fine arts and raise the awareness and culture of the Egyptian citizen.

The activities also included a review of a report from the Minister of Education Education and Technical Education, regarding the Ministry’s efforts to support the educational process in Sinai, where he stressed that the state is working to advance the Sinai Peninsula in various fields and sectors, through an integrated plan that includes various aspects.

The Prime Minister also witnessed the signing ceremony of a joint report on agreeing on a draft agreement formula, between the Egyptian and Saudi governments, regarding the Saudi Public Investment Fund investing in Egypt.

Regarding the meetings held by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly over the course of the week, the report showed that His Excellency met with the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources to follow up on the situation of the availability of petroleum products in the local markets, in light of the repercussions of the current Russian-Ukrainian crisis. Where he stressed that the Egyptian state is following the current Russian-Ukrainian events and their negative repercussions on various levels, especially in the economic fields, and what is related to commodity prices at the world level, in addition to a meeting with the head of the Australian “Fortescue” group, and the company’s chief international relations advisor, to discuss areas of Cooperation in the field of renewable energy, as he indicated that the Egyptian government is working on exploring prospects for cooperation with many partners in the field of green hydrogen production, in the presence of the Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy.

k The Prime Minister met with a delegation of members of the Governance Council of the “Arab-African Trade Bridges Program”, where he indicated that this program is a good platform for consultation and exchange of ideas, visions and successful experiences, in addition to strengthening the efforts of governments to develop trade between African and Arab countries, in the presence of Ministers of Planning, Economic Development, Finance, Trade and Industry.