December 22, 2021

President El Sisi inaugurates Abu Qurqas Drinking Water Station and Liver and Digestive Hospital in Menia University

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated over video conference a number of new national projects in Menia governorate as part of the Egyptian governmental plan with its political leadership to develop Upper Egypt and improve its environment, including the 2 projects of Abu Qurqas Drinking Water Plant and the Liver and Digestive Hospital in Menia University which implemented by the Arab Contractors Company. This was in the presence of Dr. Moustafa Madbouli – Prime Minister; the ministers of housing, higher education, petroleum, finance; members of the parliament and senate, Assiut and Menia Governors and President of Menia University. Eng. Yasser Mahsoub – Manager of North Upper Egypt Branch, which implemented the works, declared that the station and networks of drinking water of Abu Qurqas with a capacity of 102 / 204 thousand m3/day and a cost of 885 million LE. Eng. Hassan Ali – Projects Manager at the branch and Eng. Ahmed Abdel Rahman – Project Manager added that the works included the construction of a water intake on the Nile River, water station and networks of 118.7 km, diameters of 1500 mm 250 mm, and 3 culverts, extending beneath the railway, El Ibrahimia Canal and Egypt/Aswan agricultural road to transport water from east to west of Ibrahimia, to serve more than 500,000 persons, in the areas of: (the center and city of Abu Qurqas, villages of South of Menia and villages of North Malawy City. Eng. Ahmed Zaki – Vice Branch Manager, Eng. Ahmed Ghazawy – Project Manager of Liver and Digestive Hospital and Eng. Mohamed Salah – Manager of Electromechanical Works declared that the project is considered a huge medical edifice which contributes to providing medical service to the people of the governorate and its neighboring governorates for free. It was built upon an area of 2600m and consists of a ground floor and 4 typical floors with a total capacity of 206 beds. It includes intensive care units with 28 beds, high and medium care, central sterilization unit and indoor catheter unit in addition to 4 major operating theaters designed according to the state of the art style and equipped with the modern equipment, histopathological sample laboratory, 2 hospital-related rooms with a dedicated and sterile door have been allocated for liver transplants in the near future.