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PM reviews report on Egypt 2020 sustainable development strategy progress

MENA , Saturday 11 Jul 2020
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Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly gestures during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt July 17, 2019. REUTERS
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Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly reviewed a report detailing sustainable development progress achieved in Egypt in 2020.

The report, prepared by engineer, Randa el-Minshawy, the premier’s first assistant, tackled Egypt's status pertaining to sustainable development according to 2020 indices, along with the impact of the the current pandemic on attaining development goals.

Egypt has placed sustainable development on the top of its priorities, in line with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives; a matter clearly embodied in "Egypt Vision 2023" that envisaged a long- term sustainable development strategy encompassing all sectors, with a view to meeting citizens’ needs, said the premier.

According to the report, Egypt has advanced nine ranks as per 2020 sustainable development index.

The report highlighted tangible progress achieved in eradicating poverty, hunger, improving health and education services, providing clean water, offering clean energy at affordable prices, along with securing more decent work opportunities, improving marine life and establishing new cities and local communities, that all contributed to economic growth.

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