Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, held a meeting with Dr. Hossam Badrawi, Advisor to the National Dialogue for Egypt 2030 Vision, in the presence of Dr. Ahmed Kamali, Deputy Minister, Dr. Jamil Helmy, Assistant Minister for Follow-up Affairs of the Sustainable Development Plan, and Dr. Mona Essam, Head of the Sustainable Development Unit at the Ministry.
During the meeting, the updated version of Egypt’s Vision 2030 and the most important stages and reasons for the process of updating the vision and stability on the basic capabilities, strategic goals and targets in all sectors and indicators for measuring the achievement of goals were presented.
Dr. Hala Al-Saeed said that Egypt’s Vision 2030 is a living document that interacts with local and global events and developments, and that it was developed before Egypt entered the stages of economic reform, the issue of water scarcity, the effects of the population issue, the world’s entry into the Covid 19 pandemic, and the political and economic developments that the world is currently witnessing, and it was necessary to update the vision. Subjecting it to dialogue, discussion and updating through working groups, experts and specialists in all fields until the updated document was settled, and the ministry was planning to release it in the second quarter of this year, but with the invitation of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, it was agreed to subject the vision to more dialogue and to be among the elements and outputs The National Dialogue in search of more participatory and societal consensus on Egypt’s vision in the coming years in the economic, social and cultural aspects.
For his part, Dr. Hossam Badrawi praised the updated vision and the effort he made in it, stressing that he feels a great responsibility to manage the vision file in the sessions and committees of the national dialogue, and that Egypt’s vision was one of the most important reasons for his approval to participate in the work of the national dialogue.
Badrawi added that Egypt’s vision belongs to all Egyptians because it deals with all aspects of life and that work must be done to bring it out in a manner commensurate with global developments and to give priority to education, health, environment and green economy issues.
Badrawi confirmed that committees will be formed for dialogue on the vision representing all spectrums, and the team that has completed the updated version of the vision will be used, in addition to a number of experts and specialists.