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PM holds meeting to mull urgent solutions for Lake Qarun’s water quality

Monday، 19 August 2019 - 10:18 AM

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired a meeting on Sunday to follow up a plan to improve water quality and reduce salinity in Lake Qarun, Fayyoum.

The meeting was attended by Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawy, Environment Minster Yasmin Foad and Fayyoum Governor Esam Saad Ibrahim among others.

The PM highlighted challenges that hinder the development of the lake to achieve environmental balance.

For her part, Foad submitted a proposal on the environmental balance, underscoring the lake’s potential as a tourist-attracting destination.

At the end of the meeting, it was agreed that the Armed Forces Engineering Authority would be tasked with studying, designing and implementing a project to improve water quality in the lake, in coordination with the Military Technical College.



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