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Egypt's medium-term development plan aims at curbing population growth to 2.1%, inflation rate to 8.5%

MENA , Monday 27 Aug 2018
Hala El-Saeed
A file photo of Egypt's planning minister Hala El-Saeed (Photo:Al-Ahram)
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Egypt's Minister of Planning  Hala el Saaed said on Monday that the 2018-2022 medium-term sustainable development plan aimed at reducing population growth to 2.1 percent and inflation rate to 8.5 percent.

In a press release on Monday, the minister said that the plan aimed at decreasing the population growth rate from 2.65 percent in 2017 to 2.1 percent by the end of the four-year plan.

The government was also seeking to reduce the inflation rate from 14.3 percent in February 2018 to 8.5 percent by the end of the plan in 2022, the minister added

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