Egyptian ex-PM carrying out his duties normally despite Qandeel's assignment
Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri continued carrying out his duties despite the announcement of the President's assigning Irrigation Minister Hisham Qandeel to form the new government.
Ganzouri knew of the news during a session of the Higher Committee of the Nile Water. Ministers participating in the session congratulated Qandil who was present at the meeting.
Meanwhile, Ganzouri met on Tuesday 24/7/2012 with the Higher Committee on Nile Water to tackle the outcome of the meetings of water ministers of the Nile Basin states.
The meeting also took up preparations for an extraordinary Nile Basin meeting due in Kigali in September.
The committee asserted the importance of beefing up cooperation with the Nile Basin states to achieve common interests and iron out all differences.
Ministers of electricity, energy, water resources, irrigation, foreign affairs, transport, interior and agriculture attended the meeting.
On the other hand, Ganzouri has held a meeting with the committee tasked with following up Ard el-Lewaa project.
The finance and heath ministers attended the meeting, alongside Giza governor.
The project will offer services to citizens such as schools, hospitals and public gardens on the land, which will help bridge the gab between urban areas and slums.
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