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Major General Mahmoud Shaarawy, Minister of Local Development, accompanied by Major General Khaled Abdel Aal, the Governor of Cairo, on Wednesday, conducted a field tour in various areas of the Matareya neighborhood, after the ministry received a set of complaints due to the large number of works and the low level of hygiene, and the failure to implement the decisions of the Council of Ministers with preventive and precautionary measures to reduce From the spread of the Corona virus among citizens, within the framework of implementing the directives of the President and the assignments of the Prime Minister, to make every effort to improve all services provided to citizens in various governorates of the Republic, especially the file of cleanliness, and the continuous follow-up of citizen complaints and To work on the speed resolved to achieve satisfaction.
At the beginning of the tour, the Minister listened to a presentation from the governor on the construction works taking place in Mataria Square, regarding new bridges projects to link the axes of the national road network, especially Rawd Al Faraj and Shubra Binha Al Hur, and the ongoing development work for the area surrounding the Virgin Mary tree in Matareya was inspected. Which is one of the points of the Holy Family’s path and the transportation of utilities (electricity, water and sanitation) in the area, especially on Al-Matarawy Street.
The Minister and the Governor agreed to transfer any random stops in all areas adjacent to the field and coordinate with the Ministry of Housing to expedite the completion of sanitation and water projects, in addition to coordination with the security authorities in Cairo to amend traffic traffic in the region until the completion of the Matareya Bridge Bridge project to facilitate citizens in their daily movement.
During the tour, “Shaarawi” listened to the complaints of some citizens in the region who emphasized the accumulation of large quantities of garbage and waste in various side and main streets, especially in front of Al-Matareya Hospital and the lack of commitment to government decisions to limit the spread of the Corona virus and suspend the establishment of markets to prevent gatherings of citizens, as well as the workings caused by the market Al-Matareya and the presence of piles of garbage and waste in front of him, in addition to not adhering to the precautionary measures prescribed by the state, and immediately, the Minister decided to transfer the head of the Al-Matareya neighborhood to the General Office of the Cairo Governorate, and also issued a decision appointing Hussam Labib Khamis, President West Mansoura district, Dakahlia, head of the Matareya district in Cairo for a year.
“People have the right to complain … after all the waste, garbage and works on the streets,” said Shaarawi, while speaking to the head of the Matareya neighborhood and head of the Cairo Cleaning Authority.
The Minister and the Governor of Cairo agreed to direct the head of the Cairo Cleaning and Beautification Commission to quickly support the Matareya area with a collection of waste collection boxes of appropriate size, and they also agreed that the Deputy Governor of Cairo for the Eastern Region would pass through the Marj and Matareya regions periodically to follow up on cleaning work, in addition to stopping the cleaning managers responsible for The area is in the Cairo Cleaning and Beauty Authority, due to the lack of a positive follow-up to the level of hygiene in Matareya and the accumulation of quantities of garbage and waste daily.
They also visited the project of the papillary dream bridge, to follow up the implementation of the decision to demolish the existing real estate in the path of the bridge to complete the construction works, and it was confirmed that the full compensation of the affected citizens from the removal of the real estate in the path of the bridge was provided, as Cairo Governorate provided an amount of 66 million pounds to compensate the citizens.
Minister Shaarawi also followed with Major General Khaled Abdel Aal, the path of Roxy Ramses and the new axis, and the efforts of the governorate to remove the random stalls in the previous track of the Heliopolis tram road, where it was confirmed that about 90 booths were removed, and alternative shops and cultural stalls are being established from the stalls in the path, and follow up on the real estate painting On this path.
He stressed the necessity of raising all the occupations in the main streets and roads that cause obstruction to traffic and the functioning of citizens in the Matareya region. He also directed to continue improving the level of all services provided to citizens, improving the level of hygiene, and removing garbage from the streets first-hand, along with continuous communication with citizens to listen to their complaints and solve them Quickly, especially regarding state measures to limit the spread of the Corona virus.