Cabinet okays establishing authority for Upper Egypt Development

The Cabinet has approved a draft law to establish an authority for Upper Egypt Development, which will be located in Aswan governorate, Minister of Local Development Abu Bakr el- Guindy said.

The authority will be affiliated to the Prime Minister and aims to develop Upper Egypt, he added.

Egypt has been prioritizing the development of Upper Egypt recently. The area took the lion’s share of the industrial development in various fields under the current administration after years of neglect.