Egypt's irrigation minister highlights measures taken to fight water poverty

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 03:17 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam noted in a TV interview Saturday that the water poverty line is 1,000 cubic meters per capita per annum and that the figure in Egypt is half that quantity.

Dumbing toxic or chemical materials in waters to be punished by prison, fine

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 08:11 GMT

The Egyptian Law for the Protection and Development of Lakes and Fisheries, issued No. 146 of 2021, sets the rules for the practice of fishing boats and those working on them.

Egypt takes steps to mend irrigation problems in Siwa oasis

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:32 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources released Monday a report on measures taken to resolve problems that have lasted for 30 years.

Mauritanian president commends Egypt's patience, wisdom on Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The two chiefs of state tackled the conditions of Libya and Sudan as well as the "Nile Water" issue.

CWW 2023 seeks to put water at heart of climate action in preparation for COP28: Egypt

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 05:48 GMT

The sixth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW), scheduled to be held by the end of October, will continue the efforts to put water at the heart of climate action, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Hani Sewilam said on Thursday.

Irrigation min.: Water sector faces climate change-linked challenges

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 11:18 GMT

He highlighted the growing hike of population in Egypt from 27 million in 1960s to the current 105 million, while the water resources have not increased.

Egypt calls Ethiopian statement 'desperate attempt to sabotage Arab-African relations'

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

The ambassador pointed out that the statement included falsehoods pertinent to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egyptian geologist says 4th filling of Ethiopian Dam to be equivalent to previous 3

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 03:59 GMT

The expert estimates that the height of the middle wall would reach 620 meters this year.

EU, Egypt Mark World Water Day 2023 under theme ‘Accelerating Change’

Sun, 12 Mar 2023 - 06:03 GMT

The celebration at Afla will feature a high level panel discussion with the participation of Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt, and the Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hani Sewilam. The panel is expected to discuss EU-Egypt cooperation in the water sector and efforts underway to increase water sustainability in Egypt.

Egyptian Irrigation Minister heads to Kenya to discuss joint cooperation

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam headed Monday to Kenya in a two-day visit to hold talks on bolstering joint cooperation in the sector.

Egypt invests LE106M in irrigation works in Africa in 2022

Thu, 29 Dec 2022 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt also delivered training to African human resources.

Egypt suffers from water scarcity, aims to make up for shortage through wastewater treatment: minister

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 03:10 GMT

The minister made the statements in a meeting with senators.

Tanzania to begin filling of dam constructed by Egyptian coalition, Egypt's FM to attend ceremony

Wed, 21 Dec 2022 - 02:24 GMT

The ceremony will take place on December 22.

Know more about 10 prohibitions in Egypt's new irrigation law

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 10:12 GMT

Egypt's new water resources and irrigation law includes 10 prohibitions that are forbidden to be carried out, with the aim of preserving water resources in light of their limitations.

Egypt establishes giant projects in Ras Ghareb to protect from torrential rains

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 11:27 GMT

After the city of Ras Ghareb was hit by a huge flood in 2016, causing heavy losses in the civilian population, the state embarked on constructing a large number of giant projects of lakes and dams to protect citizens, and private and public property from the dangers of floods.

Egyptian president gives instructions on land reclamation considering limited water resources

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 05:49 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Tuesday with senior officials to follow up on land reclamation projects southern the Nile Valley.

Egypt, Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation partner up to digitalize irrigation monitoring

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 04:37 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam and the agency's director signed a letter of intent.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in 5th Cairo Water Week

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in the conference with a pavilion to display a group of archaeological reproductions, scientific books, various materials and promotional films.

Egypt's Irrigation minister confers with Palestinian Water Authority chief on joint cooperation

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 11:48 GMT

The meeting was held as part of the third day of Cairo Water Week (CWW 2022), which kicked off on Sunday.

Egypt's PM stresses importance of upgrading water management system

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 03:26 GMT

Meantime, Madbouli highlighted the importance of completing all Decent Life (Haya Karima) 's projects within the framework of the set time table.