Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr underscored on Saturday the importance of the World Bank’s funding in the environment field, noting that coordination is underway with the Ministry of Environment in this regard.
Nasr’s remarks were made during the meeting she held, along with Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad, with a World Bank delegation led by its Senior Environmental Economist Craig Meisner.
The meeting tackled the possibility of providing technical support by the World Bank to the Ministry of Environment in the field of pollution management and environmental health.
The agenda of the meeting included discussing the outcome of a study about the impact of sustainable transport on air quality.
The meeting also probed ways to foster cooperation within the framework of the World Bank’s Pollution Management and Environmental Health program.