UAE’s development assistance to Egypt

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UAE's development assistance to Egypt

UAE’s development assistance to Egypt

(Cairo) – The Prime Minister of Egypt, Eng. Ibrahim Mahlab, witnessed the signings of delivery protocols for four of the UAE development projects in Egypt spanning education, healthcare and transportation.
Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Head of the UAE/Egypt Liaison Office, signed the protocols on behalf of the UAE government with several Egyptian counterparts including Dr. Galal Saeed, Governor of Cairo, Dr. Moheb Al Rifai Minister of Education and Dr. Adil Adawy, Minister of Health, as well as Minister of Local Development, Lieutenant Adil Labib. Also in attendance was the Minster of International Cooperation, Najla Al Ahwany.
The protocols included the delivery of 100 fully-equipped schools in 18 governorates, 78 fully-equipped clinics in 23 governorates, four bridges in three governorates and 600 public city buses in Cairo. The projects are part of the UAE social and infrastructure development program in Egypt. The total program is projected to benefit more than ten million Egyptians and to create approximately 900,000 temporary and permanent jobs.
The Prime Minister of Egypt said: “Egyptians appreciate and greatly value the support of the UAE leadership and its people. We will not forget this unwavering stand and its contribution to the citizens of Egypt who need it the most. These projects reflect tangible proof of the breadth and depth of our bilateral relations and the strength of our decades long historic ties.”
(Courtesy WAM)