Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Monday attended a celebration in Upper Egypt’s Aswan to pay Nubian people the compensation they deserve, as they were displaced by the construction of the two Aswan dams since 1902.
A number of ministers, including Social Solidarity Minister Nevin Al-Qabbaj, Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem, and Housing Minister Assem El-Gazzar also attended the celebration.
During the celebration, Mabouli said he participated to voice the political leadership and government’s keenness to develop Upper Egypt and address its issues,
Madbouli referred to the major development projects that the government has implemented over the past few years in Upper Egypt, in terms of roads, electricity, housing, drinking water, sanitation, education and health.
He also affirmed the support of the political leadership to the Nubian people, in an effort to resolve their problems by finding radical solutions to the issues they face.