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PM witnesses signing MoU between Egypt, Austria on management of solid wastes

Tuesday، 24 May 2016 - 12:38 PM

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail witnessed on Tuesday 24/5/2016 the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Egyptian and Austrian ministries of environment on the management on solid wastes.


Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy, his Austrian counterpart Andrae Rupprechter, his accompanying delegation and the Austrian ambassador in Cairo attended the signing ceremony.


Following the signing, the two sides asserted that the solid wastes management is considered one of the important environmental challenges facing Egypt.


The MoU will outline the framework of cooperation between the two sides in relevant environmental domains namely; the recycling of agro and industrial wastes, detection of air pollution rates, treatment of sanitation water, biological diversity, renewable energy and climate change.

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