Egypt’s Permanent Committee for Regulating the Nile Revenue held its periodic meeting, on Sunday, to follow up on the procedures for achieving optimal management of water resources, and procedures for dealing with the upcoming period of maximum needs in conjunction with the start of the water year with the highest degree of efficiency.
The meeting was presided by Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aty, and it was attended by executive leaders of the ministry and the National Water Research Center.
During the meeting, Abdel Aty stated that the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation is making continuous efforts within the framework of a comprehensive vision aimed at providing the necessary water needs for all water-using sectors, both quantitatively and qualitatively.
He pointed out that these efforts would be reflected positively on achieving sustainable development goals and providing services to beneficiaries with the highest degree of justice and effectiveness.
Abdel Aty reviewed the position of purification works of canals and drains and the readiness of lifting stations in various governorates, to ensure the ability of the waterway network to provide the water needs of all beneficiaries during the period of maximum future needs, and to meet the water needs of the agricultural season during summer.
He further emphasised the continuation of the state of alert in all the ministry’s departments to deal with heavy and torrential rain, and the continuation of monitoring and follow-up of the facilities to protect against the dangers of torrential rains and floods, and to ensure their readiness to receive rain.