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The weekly harvest of the Council of Ministers during the period from 19 to 25 February 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 127 until 75 February 2022, which included the approval of a number of decisions, as well as the meetings and meetings held by him Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, in addition to the activities he carried out.

A number of decisions were issued, including a decision approving a draft law promulgating a law organizing Hajj and establishing the unified Egyptian portal For Hajj, where the draft law stipulates in part that the competent authority will distribute visas granted by the Saudi authorities to the organizations organizing Hajj, provided that the pilgrim’s data is included on the unified Egyptian portal for Hajj before his travel, as determined by the executive regulations of the law.

The decisions also included approving the request of the Dutch “CTP” company to allocate a plot of land in the Tenth of Ramadan City on an area of ​​1955 thousand square meters as a first stage to be exploited as an industrial developer, provided that the company pays the price of the land In cash and in foreign currency It will also commit to developing the plot of land within 3 years, in addition to approving a draft law amending some provisions of Law No. 30 for the year

regarding the practice of the pharmacy profession.

The decisions also included approving a draft decision on the allocation of space 5.30 An acre of state-owned land, in al-Tramsa district, Qena governorate, for the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade to be used in the establishment of expansions of the commercial and logistics zone in the region, in addition to approving a draft decision to issue the executive regulations of the law regulating advertisements on public roads, promulgated by Law No. 208 for the year 2020, which stipulates the continuation of the applicable controls regulating advertisements and banners, in a manner that does not conflict with the provisions of the Law Regulating Advertising on Public Roads and its Executive Regulations, especially with regard to illuminated advertisements and the extent of

To complement the decisions, the report indicated that it had been approved to form a committee of officials from the ministries of health and Population, Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Central Agency for Organization and Administration, with the aim of studying mechanisms to provide the required manpower from ambulance service providers and drivers, to operate new vehicles for mobile medical clinics, and ambulances, in addition to approving the adoption of decisions and recommendations issued by the Ministerial Engineering Committee meeting Held on 19/2/2022, regarding attribution to companies, or increasing attribution orders to complete business, in order to benefit from the investments made

Regarding the meetings held by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the report indicated that a meeting was held via video conference technology with a number of governors and officials, to review the situation of the current weather fluctuations, Especially rain and wind, and the measures taken to confront these conditions to reduce the negative effects resulting from them, in addition to a meeting to review the final draft of the “National Strategy for Climate Change 2050”, in preparation for Egypt’s hosting of the 2022 for the Conference of the . countries Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change next November, in the presence of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Water Resources and Irrigation, Planning and Economic Development, International Cooperation, Finance, and Environment.

The meetings also included, as the report highlighted, The meetings of the 30 session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee, chaired by the prime ministers of the two countries, and in the presence of the delegations of the two countries. His Excellency affirmed the Egyptian government’s keenness to expand the scope of joint investment and enhance the role of the private sector in The two countries are implementing the directives of the President of the Republic, as well as a meeting to follow up the work files of the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, in the presence of the Minister of Planning and Economic Development, the Legal Adviser to the Minister of Planning, the Executive Director of the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, and the Head of the Investment Sector of the Sovereign Fund of Egypt.

The meetings of the Prime Minister included, according to the report, a meeting to follow up on the recent preparations for launching the Egyptian family development strategy, which is scheduled to be launched soon by the President of the Republic, in the presence of the Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Planning and Economic Development, Finance, and Global Solidarity Social, and officials of a number of relevant ministries, as well as a meeting with the head of the General Authority for the Economic Zone of the Suez Canal, to follow up the position of the implemented projects, facilities and infrastructure in the economic zone of the Suez Canal, such as development work in the region, and efforts to attract investments to work in it.

In addition to the above, the report indicated that a meeting was held to review efforts to attract green hydrogen projects to the Suez Canal Economic Zone, in the presence of the Ministers of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Planning and Economic Development, the President of the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone, and the Executive Director of Egypt’s Sovereign Fund. A meeting to follow up on the preparations of the city of “Sharm El-Sheikh” to host the twenty-seventh Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, as well as the position of the troubled tourist investors in the city, in the presence of the Ministers of Tourism and Antiquities, and Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, the President of the Executive Authority of the General Authority for Tourism Development, and the Governor of South Sinai.

In the same context, the report indicated that a meeting was held to complete the follow-up to the file of confronting the encroachments on the lands Sponsor, where he reviewed the results of the field traffic to review the position of spatial variables for each of the Qalyub Center in Qalyubia Governorate, and Itai Al-Baroud Center in Beheira Governorate, in the presence of the Ministers of Planning and Economic Development, and Local Development, the Governor of Qalyubia, the Deputy Governor of Beheira, and a number of officials of the concerned authorities, as well as the meeting The weekly, during which a number of important files were discussed, such as the repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, preparations for organizing a climate change conference, and the epidemiological situation locally and globally.

As stated in the report, a meeting was held to discuss the economic repercussions of the Russian crisis The Ukrainian delegation to Egypt, in the presence of the Ministers of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tourism and Antiquities, Supply and Internal Trade, Finance, Trade and Industry, and the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs, as well as the fourth meeting of the Supreme Committee concerned with preparing for Egypt’s hosting of the 316 for the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in the presence of the Ministers of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Foreign Affairs, Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Water Resources and In addition to the above, a meeting was held to follow up the executive position of the projects of the new administrative capital, in the presence of the Ministers of Communications and Information Technology, Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, and the President of the Engineering Authority The Armed Forces, the head of the New Administrative Capital Authority, a number of officials from the ministries and relevant authorities, as well as a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt and his two deputies, to follow up the situation in light of global developments and the events of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, where the availability of the necessary funding for the purchase of strategic goods, especially Petroleum products and food commodities, in a way that contributes to their availability in the markets and overcome this global crisis.

The Prime Minister’s meetings, according to the report, also included a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt and his two deputies, to follow up the situation in light of global developments and the events of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, where the availability of the necessary funding for the purchase of strategic commodities, especially petroleum products and food commodities, was assured, thus contributing to their availability in the markets, and bypassing these The global crisis, in addition to a meeting with the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources; To follow up on the strategic plans to extract and provide high quality phosphate ore, in the presence of the Chairman of the Board of Directors The Egyptian General Authority for Mineral Resources, heads and officials of the Egyptian Company for Mining, Quarries and Salines, and the Nasr Company for Intermediate Chemicals, in chapter of a meeting with the Minister of Trade and Industry to follow up on a number of the ministry’s work files, where he stressed the importance of advancing the national industry to meet the needs of the local market and export in a way that contributes to reducing the bill Import and support the economy, in addition to a meeting to follow up the steps for implementing the national human rights strategy, in the presence of the ministers of foreign affairs, justice, planning and economic development, social solidarity, the minister of parliamentary affairs, the head of the National Council for Women, officials of ministries and relevant authorities.

And regarding the activities carried out by the Prime Minister, according to the report, which included a review of a report by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, on the global Ookla Speedtest index for measuring internet speeds for the month of last January, which revealed that Egypt is on the top of the African continent in average internet speeds. Al Thabet, to occupy the first place in Africa, after it was ranked No. 40 out of 43 countries, as well as receiving the Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, humiliating K at the headquarters of the Council of Ministers, where an official reception ceremony was held for the Jordanian guest and his accompanying delegation, the national anthem of both countries was played, and the guard of honor was reviewed.

The activities also included the signing of a number of joint memoranda of understanding and executive programs Between Egypt and Jordan in various fields such as agricultural quarantine and higher education, in addition to the signing of the minutes of the meetings of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee, as well as the signing of a protocol of cooperation in the media field by the President of the Supreme Council for Egyptian Media Regulation and the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs in the State of Jordan. This came at the conclusion of the work of the Egyptian-Jordanian joint committee, as well as expressing sincere wishes for a speedy recovery to the Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, after the Jordanian Minister of Information announced that he had contracted the Corona virus after the meetings of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee, with no symptoms of infection appearing on him.

The report added that the activities included inspecting the development work of the headquarters of the Real Estate Registration and Documentation Authority in the Ramses area, Cairo Governorate; This was in the context of the celebration of the 75 anniversary of the establishment of the Authority, accompanied by the Minister of Justice and the Governor of Cairo. His Excellency also witnessed the signing ceremony of a cooperation protocol between the Ministry of Social Solidarity and the Governorate of South Sinai. Concerning supporting the governorate in implementing, establishing and equipping the Bedouin Heritage Village at the camel track in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The Prime Minister also witnessed the signing ceremony of a cooperation protocol between the Ministry of Environment and the South Sinai Governorate; Concerning supporting the governorate in implementing and equipping the central park in Sharm El-Sheikh, as well as following up with the Minister of Culture for the Ministry’s activities in the villages of a number of governorates within the presidential initiative “a decent life” for the development of the Egyptian countryside, during the months of December and January. Regarding the meetings held by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly over the course of the week, the report showed his meeting with the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and his accompanying delegation, where national efforts were reviewed in preparation for hosting the COP conference 27, in the presence of the Minister of Environment, the Director of the Department of Climate, Environment and Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the US Ambassador in Cairo, in addition to a meeting with the Governor of South Sinai and his deputy to follow up on the preparations being implemented in Sharm El-Sheikh, within the framework of hosting the city for the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, as well as following up the position of the troubled tourism projects in the city.