Mohamed Abdel Aty, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, stated that the ministry’s agencies are continuing to implement Wave No. 17 to eliminate the encroachments on the Nile River.
The implementation of wave 17 comes; A continuation of the waves of removal carried out under the umbrella of the Law Enforcement Committee, which were launched from March 20, and resulted in the removal of about 4,957 cases, over an area of approximately 648 thousand square meters (154 acres), and work continues in this wave until now.
The Minister of Irrigation affirmed that he does not tolerate any infringement, regardless of its size or perpetrator, with the aim of achieving "gain without infringements."
Source: Al-Ahram Gate