Assem El Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, meets with representatives of the United Nations Human Settlements Program, namely Raf Tuts, director of the Global Solutions Division, and Irfan Ali, regional director of the Human Settlements Program, Invest-Gate reports.
At the beginning of the meeting, El Gazzar affirms Egypt’s readiness to host the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27).
Moreover, the political leadership pays great importance to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) and holds periodic meetings of the Higher Committee for the preparation of the event, headed by the Prime Minister and the membership of the concerned ministers. Besides following the logistical arrangements and various activities for this conference, which scheduled to be held next November in Sharm El-Sheikh.
On the other hand, Raf Tuts, representative of the UN Human Settlements Program, explains that work is ongoing with the Ministries of Housing, Foreign Affairs, and International Cooperation to hold a ministerial meeting on the sidelines of the climate conference, in order to discuss the most important issues related to the importance of the role of sustainable cities in adapting to climate change.