Sisi ordered increasing area of agricultural lands in Sinai: Egypt's PM

MENA , Monday 13 Apr 2020

Mostafa Madbouly
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the government to increase the area of the agricultural lands in Sinai, especially in North and Central Sinai.

Madbouli's remarks came on Monday during his meeting with Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Ati and Agriculture Minister El Sayed El Quseir.

After finalising the projects of waste-water treatment plants in Sharqiya and Ismailia governorates, new lands will be prepared for agriculture, the premier noted.

The prime minister pointed out to a preliminary report about the viability of new lands for cultivation in North and Central Sinai.

He assigned the two ministers with conducting detailed studies about these lands to be reviewed by President Sisi.  

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