The Prime Minister answers the questions of the youth participating in the Third Logos Youth Forum 2022

Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, was eager to have a dialogue with the young people participating in the Third Logos Youth Forum 2022, who met them today at the government headquarters in the new city of El Alamein with the honor of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Marcus; In the presence of Ambassador Suha Gendy, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad, and a number of bishops and church leaders.

The dialogue started with a question by a young man living in North Florida, USA about Dr. Mostafa Madbouly’s vision of the qualities of a successful leader. The Prime Minister said in response to this question: A successful leader must have a clear strategic vision, which is translated into operational plans. The most important thing is to choose a team that can successfully implement these plans, emphasizing that a successful leader cannot achieve business alone.

He added: After the successful leader has confirmed the implementation of these above steps, he must follow up on a daily basis what has been achieved on the ground pointing out that the biggest challenge the leader faces is to find the appropriate selecting human cadres including junior employees because the efficiency of these employees depends It is very important that either the work is going on successfully or the work will be hampered by inefficiency.

The Prime Minister continued: A successful leader constantly evaluates work plans and what has been achieved and corrects what he can see as an error if he discovers this error, stressing that there is an important saying in management sciences that a good manager one is what makes good managers,” and a bad manager is the one who does not delegate tasks to others. .

In this regard, the Prime Minister pointed out that during the last period the Egyptian state managed to rely on youth ministers in their forties or fifties, which did not happen before 2011.

In response to a question by a young man about the role Egyptian youth abroad should play for their motherland, the Prime Minister said: Your real role is to explain the true image of Egypt through your daily actions and through your personal accounts on social media, indicating that during the past three months the Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center has monitored 150 articles published in international newspapers, magazines and websites, most of which carried a negative image about Egypt.

Dr. Mostafa Madbouly then moved to answer a question about the Egyptian state’s plan during the coming period to support the tourism sector, explaining that the former minister, Dr. Khaled Al-Anani had a great effort to promote the antiquities sector and our vision. for the coming period is to focus on the tourism sector as an economic activity, by working on a set of plans aimed at increasing the rates of incoming tourism to Egypt.

The Prime Minister emphasized that the Egyptian state is well aware that tourism is one of the most important foreign exchange resources for the country, and in this context pointed out that Egypt is completing a group of important tourism projects, especially the Great Egyptian Museum . project.

A young man asked Dr Mostafa Madbouly about the secret of interest in the new city of El Alamein. In response, the Prime Minister explained that the Egyptian government has plans to make better use of its coastal beaches, similar to what is happening in Europe.

He added: The successive Egyptian governments since the eighties planned for the northern coast to be a cluster of tourist resorts, and these projects were not linked to any economic activities, as these resorts only operated during the summer months.

He continued: From here the tendency was to establish new cities, including the new city of El Alamein; To be a new urban community that attracts young people to live in it and live instead of building on agricultural land, in addition to establishing many economic activities that generate a large return for the Egyptian economy, including the establishment of ‘ a logistics port to connect Egypt more with Europe, and all this is in addition to the tourism activity in the city.

The Prime Minister indicated that the government will also establish more than one city on the northern coast, including “Ras Al-Hikma”.

Dr. Mostafa Madbouly then moved to answer a question related to the Egyptian state’s efforts to attract Egyptians abroad and benefit from their experiences, explaining that the government accepts more than one project for this purpose. For example, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is working on a set of programs to create cadres in the field of information technology. And artificial intelligence, and take advantage of the Egyptian youth working in this field in international companies, especially since this sector has significantly increased in importance after the “Corona” crisis.

He added that the government also supports the sector of start-ups and entrepreneurship and has taken many measures to facilitate the establishment of these companies, and among these measures is the recent decision to increase the value of the capital required to establish one-person companies from 50,000 to reduce. only pounds up to 1,000 pounds, as well as facilitating access to finance for this type of company.

To answer a question from a young man about the current economic situation of the Egyptian state, the Prime Minister reviewed the most prominent economic files that the government is working on and explained that Egypt has adopted the economic reform program and achieved great growth rates thanks to it was not for the “Corona” crises and the Russian-Ukrainian war.

Dr. Mostafa Madbouly said that the government is in the stage of final agreements on new financing from the International Monetary Fund, and he also touched on the talk that the Egyptian state provides cash support to 4 million families (through 16-20 million citizens). through the program “Solidarity and Dignity” One million new families were recently added to the program.

He added: Egypt is one of the few countries that still provides food and commodity subsidies, and in this context the government produces 270 million subsidized loaves of bread per day, the cost of one loaf of bread is 80 piastres, the state subsidizes it with 75 piastres, while its cost to the citizen is only 5 piastres, which indicates that the Egyptian state bears 230 million pounds per day, which is the value of subsidizing bread.

He added that the Egyptian state accepts a number of social housing programs for low and middle income people at a reduced cost and easy financing. He also pointed out that the Egyptian government is fully coordinating with the Central Bank regarding the global inflation crisis, with the hope that this crisis will take the path of recovery within the next few months.

In response to a question by a young man about the Egyptian state’s efforts in the medical sector, the prime minister said that the Egyptian government has a plan to increase the number of graduates from medical colleges nationwide.

He added that Egypt enjoys being a market in which medicines are available at competitive prices if we compare them with the prices of medicines in other countries, explaining that Egypt has 170 companies that manufacture various medicines, and in a related context, the state has the Medicine City to attract large international companies to produce advanced medicines.

In this context, Madbouly spoke about the presidential initiative to eliminate waiting lists through treatment at the state’s expense, since the government was able to do about 1.3 million operations in 4 years, at a cost of 11 billion pounds , in the implementation of the president’s orders , and these operations vary between kidney transplant and heart operations And others (these operations sometimes cost 600-700 thousand pounds), and tumor operations.

The Prime Minister addressed the efforts of the Egyptian state to complete the national project for the assembly and production of plasma derivatives, and the great interest it receives from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the President of the Republic.

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