Swiss to finances six Egyptian projects

Published June 20th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Under a recently signed agreement, A Swiss fund will finance six new development projects in Egypt, at a total cost of $41 million. Plans include water and sewerage treatment projects, as well as social support programs benefiting the country’s women and children.  

 

The agreements were sighed by the Egyptian minister of international planning and cooperation, Ahmed Al-Darsh, and the Swiss ambassador in Cairo, Plizer Judith, according to Al-Ahram daily.  

 

Last year, the fund financed four projects aimed at enhancing the technical and vocational skills of the handicapped, a project providing work opportunities for unemployed university graduates and a program aiding underprivileged families suffering from poverty and the unemployment. ― (MENA Region)

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