Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, participated in a session entitled “Development Partners”, which was held on the sidelines of the activities of the fourth edition of the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, under the patronage and presence of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
A large number of many heads of state, officials, and thousands of youth from all continents of the world came to Egypt to attend that forum.
During her speech, Al-Saeed emphasized the participatory approach adopted by the Egyptian state in all development plans and programs.
She noted that Egypt enjoys close cooperation relations with all development partners and is keen on permanent cooperation with all international institutions.
Al-Saeed added, in a press statement on Friday, that Egypt also has a growing portfolio with development partners around the world in various sectors such as housing, environment, transportation, small projects, education, energy, health, and strengthening the role of the private sector, which is what it comes within the framework of achieving the goals of Egypt’s Vision 2030.
During the session, the Minister of Planning and Economic Development sent key messages; Including that Egypt is always keen to share its development experience with all countries of the world and in cooperation with international organizations.
She indicated that Egypt is among only 10 countries in the world that submitted a voluntary national report to the United Nations to clarify progress in achieving the sustainable development goals, which is the third time that Egypt presents this report.
The minister went on to say that for the first time the sustainable development goals have been localized at the governorate level, in addition to Egypt’s keenness to open up to the world and provide data that shows the state of development in the country.