The Media Center of the Council of Ministers published a report which included the weekly harvest of the Council of Ministers during the period from 16 to 22 April 2022, which included the approval of a number of resolutions as well as the meetings and meetings held. by Dr Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, in addition to what he has done His Excellency’s activities.
The report stated that a number of decisions have been issued, including a decision that the period from Saturday, 30 April 2022, to Thursday, 5 May 2022, will be an officially paid holiday in ministries, government departments, public bodies, local administration . units and companies in the public sector, on the occasion of Eid workers, and the blessed Eid al-Fitr, as well as a decision that Monday, April 25, an officially paid holiday in ministries, government departments, public bodies, local administration units will be, public and private sector companies, on the occasion of Sham El-Nessim and Sinai Liberation Day.
The decisions also included the adoption of a draft law amending some provisions of the Money Laundering Act amended by Act no. 80 of 2002. The amendments provided for the establishment of an independent anti-money laundering and terrorist financing unit in the Central Bank, and it will assume the powers provided for in this Act, and the amendments have financial institutions and non-financial professionals and obliges businesses to implement the mechanisms issued by the unit in the implementation of the international agreements relating to the financing of terrorism and the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in addition to the adoption of a draft resolution on the financing agreement between the Ministry of Transport and the Export-Import Bank of Korea worth 51 million and 518 thousand euros, equivalent to 60 1.642 million dollars, to contribute to the financing of the project to modernize the railway line in Luxor – the High Dam with a length of 224 km, as well as the approval of a draft resolution on the income from a compensatory financing contract between the Egyptian government and the Arab Monetary Fund, amounting to 87.7 million Arab accounting dinars, equivalent to approximately $ 373 million, to contribute to the negative effects of the Corona pandemic to overcome, and to improve the efforts of the Egyptian government in this regard.
The decisions also included the approval of a draft decision on the allocation of a 1.43-hectare area in Luxor governor of state-owned land for private use, to be used in the establishment of a youth center, in addition to the approval of a draft decision on the reallocation of a piece of land from state-owned spaces in the “Nabq” district in South Sinai governor. An area of 2.39 hectares for the National Media Authority, which will be used in the construction of a microwave station, in addition to the approval of the Ministry of Local Development to contract with a specialized company, to monitor, monitor and provide follow-up services for the provision of collection services, transportation, general hygiene and treatment facilities, and the disposal of municipal solid waste in the areas of Cairo Governor (East, West, North and South) to increase the efficiency of its waste management system.
To complement the resolutions, the report indicated that the resolutions and recommendations issued by the Ministerial Engineering Committee meeting held on 13 April 2022 regarding attribution or increase of attribution orders for companies were approved. To complete the works to benefit from the investments spent on 62 projects, so that the requesting parties are responsible for the appropriate prices, as well as approval for the Egyptian National Railways to obtain commercial financing, to the contract with a international company, to purchase 50 new tractors and modernize 50 tractors. Henschel, within the framework of the state’s plan to develop the national railway network, as well as approving a draft decision licensing the issuance of 1,500 non-circulated commemorative coins of fifty pounds of silver, with a design that the process of restoring the road of rams embodied, as well as the Public Treasury and Mint’s coin of a circulating category coin One pound, on the occasion of the celebration of the opening of the road after its restoration.
Regarding the meetings held by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the report indicated that a meeting was held to follow up the implementation position of the Local Development Program in Upper Egypt, where the total projects in Governors Sohag and Qena 4 119 projects amounted to. completed and completed, to the benefit of 5.4 million citizens, in the presence of the Ministers of Planning and Economic Development, International Cooperation, Finance, Local Development, Trade and Industry, and the Director of the Upper Egypt Local Development Program , in addition to holding a meeting to follow up the position of green hydrogen projects, and a number of memoranda of understanding signed in this regard with foreign companies.The state is accelerating steps to attract more foreign investment in this field, in the presence of the Ministers of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Planning and Economic Development, the President of the General Authority for the Economic Zone of the Suez Canal, and the Executive Director of Egypt’s Sovereign Fund.
The meetings also, as highlighted by the report, included a meeting to review a number of proposals for management and operating systems for the City of Arts and Culture in the New Administrative Capital, in the presence of the Minister of Culture, the Presidential Adviser on Financial Affairs, and officials from the relevant authorities, in addition to the fifth meeting of the Committee to confront the impact of the current global crisis on strategic goods, as he indicated that the state continues to take possible measures to address the seriousness of the negative consequences of the current world crisis, in the presence of the relevant ministers, the Director-General of the National Service Projects Authority of the Army, the Head of the Consumer Protection Agency, the Head of the General Budget Sector at the Ministry of Finance, and officials of the relevant authorities.
The meetings of the Prime Minister also, according to the report, included a meeting to monitor the situation of the availability of strategic goods and production requirements, in the presence of the Ministers of Supply and Internal Trade, Agriculture and Land Recycling, Trade and Industry, the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, and the Deputy Governor of the Assistant Central Bank, in addition to the weekly meeting, where a number of files were discussed, such as facing the repercussions of the current world crisis, the state-owned policy document, as well as the meeting of the main committee to legalize the status of churches and their affiliated buildings, where it was approved to legalize the status of 239 churches and affiliated buildings, representing the total number of 2401 churches and affiliated buildings In the presence of the Ministers of Justice, Regional Development, Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, and the person responsible for the legalization of churches.
In the same context, the report indicated that a meeting was held to review the report of the mini-working group that was instructed to form it at the last meeting of the ministerial economic group, to develop a strategy to address the Egyptian stimulate the economy, including proposals to attract foreign direct investment, in addition to holding a meeting to discuss a number of education and health education issues, such as the presidential initiative to eliminate waiting lists, the executive position of private universities and the second phase of the establishment of technological universities, in the presence of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Acting Minister of Health, and the CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones.
And with regard to the activities carried out by the Prime Minister, according to the report, it included the inspection of the Great Egyptian Museum to follow up the executive position of its work and developments in the development of the surrounding area. It is accompanied by the Ministers of Tourism and Antiquities, Local Development, Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, the Governor of Giza, the Supervisor of the Great Egyptian Museum Project, and the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, as well as the inspection of the Great Egyptian Museum subway station to inspect the executive position of its construction works, accompanied by the Ministers of Local Development. , housing, utilities and urban communities, the Governor of Giza, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Authority for Tunnels.
The activities also included a visit to the ashes of Lieutenant General Kamal Amer Al-Horr in the Giza governor to follow up on its implementation. A free trade axis connecting North and South Gizea, and His Excellency witnessed the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the General Authority for the Economic Zone of the Suez Canal, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, the Egyptian Electricity Transfer Company, the New and Renewable Energy Authority, and the Green Fuel Alliance, to establish a project within the economic zone of the Suez Canal. , Ain Sukhna; To produce 350 000 tons of green fuel annually to supply ships.
The report added that the Prime Minister witnessed the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the General Authority for the Economic Zone of the Suez Canal, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, the Egyptian Electricity Transfer Company, the New and Renewable Energy Authority , and the UAE “EMEA Power” company, to establish a project within the economic zone of the Suez Canal; To produce approximately 390,000 tons of green ammonia annually, in addition to sending a congratulatory telegram to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Sea of St. Market; On the occasion of the glorious Passover celebrations, he expressed his best wishes that the Lord Almighty restores this occasion with good health and payment to His Holiness, and to Egypt with more progress, progress and prosperity.
As for the meetings that Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held during the week, the report showed that he met with the founder of “Emaar” real estate company to discuss opportunities for expansion of investments in Egypt, in the presence of the Minister of Housing, utilities and urban communities, and the Deputy Minister of Housing to follow up on national projects.