Minister of Planning: We seek to increase the investment plan for health and education to 100%


Dr. Hala Al-Saeed said that major investments were directed to developing infrastructure in Egypt, specifically road networks and electricity utilities, in addition to a variety of mega projects, and this has led to a significant improvement in Egypt’s competitiveness and credit rating.
 
Al-Saeed pointed out that the ministry has many partnerships at the local level, including partnerships with civil society and the scientific community, as well as the private sector, which has reached growth of more than 70%, stressing that the ministry seeks to increase the investment plan for the health and education sectors from 70 to 100%.
 
In her speech at the tenth workshop of the Future of the Homeland party titled “Sustainable Vision in Egypt”, the Minister of Planning added that the United Nations document on sustainable development is a living document that always needs to be reviewed according to developments and variables, such as the economic reform program, political changes, the war between America and Iran, and the water scarcity crisis And other variables.

Al-Saeed added, that community dialogue sessions will be held with specialists, governors and university presidents, to develop that narration and define targets for the coming year, stressing that the ministry is reviewing the means to achieve the goals of the sustainable development strategy, Egypt’s vision 2030 throughout the time according to the changes we are going through.
 
She continued: “Egypt is on a promising path to achieve the goals of sustainable development, and the focus was initially on building a solid foundation for a strong economy. The macroeconomic and administrative reform program initiated by the Egyptian government in 2016 helped restore macroeconomic stability in addition to reform efforts in the area of ​​support The energy approved since 2014, along with reforms to the support system as a whole, to reallocate financial resources more effectively than it has had a central role in reducing the budget deficit in Egypt, reaching 10.9% in 2016/2017 compared to 12.9% in 2012/2013 “.

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