The premier reviewed a report detailing progress achieved so far regarding the first phase of the initiative including; 29 villages in Sohag. According to the report the initiative encompasses improving services at a number of sectors namely, drainage, drinking water, irrigation, education, roads and public services domains. Last August, Egypt’s Minister of Planning, has said the state allocated 103 billion for Hayah Karima (Decent Life) presidential initiative to improve citizens' living conditions. The initiative aims at eradicate poverty, raise life standards and develop services and villages across the country. Egypt will aid 377 villages in 11 different governorates in the first phase of the initiative, specifically those in Upper Egypt.
Source: Egypt Today July 13, 2020 09:45 UTC