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The Ministers of Local Development and Environment are following up the executive position of the solid waste system projects in the governorates

Aya Hussein

Major General Hisham contracted Amna, Minister of Local Development, meeting with Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Local Development.

4404413112514300462 The meeting witnessed a review of the executive position of the new municipal solid waste system with regard to the ongoing infrastructure projects on the land of the governorates in the three phases of the system, including safe sanitary landfills, fixed and mobile intermediate stations, waste recycling plants and raising the efficiency of A number of recycling lines in some factories, which contributes to an improvement in the level of the cleaning system and the return of the aesthetic appearance of the main and secondary streets in cities, centers, neighborhoods and villages, in a way that ultimately achieves citizens’ satisfaction with that service provided by the state.

The importance of continuous evaluation of the performance of private sector companies operating in the system Waste in some governorates to preserve the rights of the state in the contracts that have been signed It is affiliated with these companies in cooperation between the Ministries of Environment and Local Development.

During the meeting, the executive position of the cleaning system in Cairo governorate was reviewed, and the position of waste-to-energy projects, which will be carried out on the land of the governorates, on top of which is the project to be established in Abu Rawash in Giza Governorate, in strategic partnership with the alliance of military production companies, with investments estimated at about One million dollars to maximize the benefit from the municipal solid waste system and stand on the transfer and localization of advanced foreign technology in the field of safe disposal of waste, as this project is one of the planned projects It will be implemented within 8 projects in 8 governorates during the coming period through Egyptian and foreign private sector companies and alliances.

4404413112514300462 The meeting also witnessed the ongoing efforts regarding the investment packages stipulated in the investment law to be applied with companies working in the field of integrated waste management, and the introduction of municipal waste recycling factories for the new waste system “establishing – Administration” to the private sector and to provide the necessary facilities in this important file in a way that supports the government’s approach to create an investment environment in all sectors in accordance with the directives of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic.

4404413112514300462 For his part, Major General Hisham Amna indicated the keenness of the Ministry of Local Development to advance the implementation of the infrastructure projects of the system in the various governorates and overcome any Challenges in this regard, in implementation of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, regarding raising the efficiency of the system and overcoming the problems of waste accumulation and safe disposal.

Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, also affirmed the state’s keenness to support the recycling, treatment and safe disposal of waste, and work to implement a sustainable plan to close random dumps and eliminate accumulations Establishing a group of new recycling plants, raising the efficiency of the existing ones, establishing sanitary landfills and intermediate stations on more than one stage covering all governorates.