Wednesday 31 March 2021
Books – Muhammad Emara:
Ahmed Counselor Ahmed Al-Ganzouri, son of Dr. Kamal Al-Ganzouri, the former prime minister, announced the death of his father a short while ago.
Kamal al-Ganzouri assumed the premiership for the first time from January 4, 1996 to October 5, 1999, and the Military Council assigned him to form the government on November 25, 2011.
Al-Ganzouri is the author of the idea of the twentieth plan, which began in 1983 and ended in 2003, and was called the Minister of the Poor and the Opposition Minister, when he appeared at the time of his presidency of ministers and his work, which specialized in caring for the low-income.
He previously held the position of Governor of the New Valley and then the Governor of Beni Suef, before running the National Planning Institute, then becoming Minister of Planning and Deputy Prime Minister.
During his tenure as prime minister, he initiated several mega projects with the aim of running the wheel of production and agriculture and expanding away from the crowded Nile Valley, including the Toshka Flood Project, East Owainat, and the delivery of water to Sinai through the Peace Canal, and the West Gulf of Suez project.