Cairo governorate negotiating $570,000 grant from World Bank

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Cairo governorate is negotiating a $570,000 grant from the World Bank to improve services provided for public transportation and solid waste management sectors.

Cairo acting governor Ahmed Taymour met on Friday representatives of World Bank and the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation.

The grant will finance the technical studies and consulting to improve public transportation and solid waste management services provided in Cairo governorate.

Balakrishna Menon, Programme Leader for Egypt, Yemen, and Djibouti, said the anticipated grant would support Cairo governorate’s efforts and technical studies to improve planning and services provided.