The Prime Minister quickly assigns the inventory of lands to establish sewage stations with the “Decent Life” initiative, and the number of homes that will be rebuilt
Prohibition of changing the use of garages and “basements” and turning them into stores and commercial activities … and Madbouly: “It is strictly forbidden … this is national security.”
The government has received 2.7 million requests for reconciliation in building violations, and the total so far has reached about 17.1 billion pounds
Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, chaired the meeting of the Board of Governors today, using video conference technology, in the presence of Major General Mahmoud Sharawi, Minister of Local Development, Dr. Asim Al-Jazzar, Minister of Housing, and Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport.
The Prime Minister directed the governors to fully cooperate with the parliamentarians and set fixed dates for their meetings, and work to solve the problems of their departments, stressing that the government and parliament are cooperating together for the benefit of the citizen.
Madbouly stressed the importance of the presidential initiative “A Decent Life”, which began to be implemented on the ground in some governorates, pointing to the importance of expediting the inventory of lands that will be allocated to establish sewage stations within the initiative projects, in order to issue decisions allocating them.
The Prime Minister pointed out the need for coordination to speed up the completion of the inventory of the number of homes that will be re-established within the presidential initiative “A Decent Life”, and to arrange alternative places for the temporary residence of families benefiting from these projects, in coordination with members of Parliament, mayors and officials of these villages, to help the executive authorities, whether The Ministry of Housing, and the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, on the speedy implementation of these homes.
Madbouly emphasized the speedy empowerment of the authorities in charge of the implementation of the project to develop the capitals of governorates and cities, from the lands on which housing units will be implemented, within the initiative of the President of the Republic “housing all Egyptians”, and help in issuing building permits.
The Prime Minister stressed the importance of all provinces being prepared to face the expected weather fluctuations, with the activation of the crisis room in each governorate, and full coordination with the concerned authorities to deal with these emergency conditions.
Madbouly assured the governors of the need for complete stress on the prohibition of changing the use of garages and “basements” and converting them into warehouses and commercial activities, saying: “It is strictly forbidden to transfer this kind … this is national security … and we will not allow that,” especially since we have seen the past days. The negative effects of that.
Engineer Kamel Al Wazir, Minister of Transport, presented the details of the first phase of the executive position of the national project for paving local roads within the governorates, which are being implemented in 12 governorates, by 197 projects, with lengths of 826.3 km, with an implementation rate of more than 75%.
The minister discussed in detail the implementation rates for each project in each governorate within the first phase of this important project, noting that 76 projects have been completed so far in those governorates. The minister touched upon reviewing the projects of the second phase of the project in a number of other governorates.
The Minister of Transport also presented, during the meeting, part of the ministry’s projects, stressing the commitment to the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi that the General Authority for Roads, Bridges and Land Transport shall assume responsibility for supervising the implementation of road and bridges projects within the governorates to ensure implementation in accordance with the technical and standard specifications required for the authority’s projects.
The minister discussed cooperation proposals between the ministry and the governors in a number of files, including the removal of slums under the bridges. Especially the bridges of the Ring Road, the Central Ring Road, the Regional Ring Road, the Cairo-Alexandria Agricultural Road, and the Benha Mansoura Road, due to their seriousness, and he also stressed the importance of neighborhoods setting up a sustainable system for collecting waste under the Ring Road around Greater Cairo.
The Minister of Transport also presented the means of cooperation with the General Authority for Roads, Bridges and Land Transport with regard to stopping the phenomenon of encroachment on the sanctuaries of highways and main roads by constructing violating buildings inside them in a way that hinders future development and expansion of these roads and turning them into unsafe local roads for their passage within residential blocks.
Eng. Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport, also presented a number of issues related to the work of the National Authority for Egyptian Railways, including cooperation with the governors in order to push forward the work of developing crossings, removing encroachments on the railway lands, and proposals to invest the lands of the Railway Authority to achieve the maximum benefit from those lands. .
The Board of Governors reviewed the executive position of the National Program for the Development of the Egyptian Countryside, within the presidential initiative, a dignified life, as it was indicated that this program aims to implement projects that serve about 50 million citizens in 175 centers nationwide, where the current urgent phase begins with about 1500 villages and continued, In 51 centers, at the level of 20 governorates, two entities share the implementation of these projects, namely the Ministry of Housing and the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces.
The Minister of Local Development explained that the identification of development needs in the 51 centers in all sectors has been completed, with proposals for integrated development plans in these centers, in coordination with all parties at the local and central level, and dilapidated homes for families who are unable to each village are counted and identified. Through community committees, in coordination with the Life Dare Foundation and the Ministry of Social Solidarity.
The Minister of Local Development stated that counting local contractors in the targeted centers is underway. A complete inventory of local contractors has been prepared at the level of 51 centers in 20 governorates, and the door has been directed to open registration for local contractors, to ensure access to the largest possible number of small contractors, who can be entrusted with work.
The Minister of Local Development also presented the executive position of the reconciliation file in the governorates, pointing out that the total requests submitted so far amounted to about 2.7 million requests, and the total proceeds reached 17.1 billion pounds. A number of obstacles and proposals were discussed to overcome them to push work on reconciliation procedures and accelerate the pace of decision-making on the issue. Requests submitted.
The Minister of Local Development stated that training courses and workshops are being prepared on the implementation of the new requirements for building in cities, a committee has been formed from the Ministries of Local Development and Housing, inquiries have been received from the governors, and a booklet that includes responses to all inquiries is being prepared.
The Minister of Housing emphasized the tasks and roles of the various bodies, whether the governorates, the Ministry of Higher Education, or the Engineers Syndicate, indicating that the aim of the new building requirements is to facilitate procedures and reduce the time it takes to obtain licenses, while governing procedures in general.
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