PM urges taking precautionary measures against virus to protect workers

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli held a meeting on Wednesday 1/4/2020 with Minister of Housing Assem el Gazzar.

He asserted during the meeting that it is necessary that all companies take precautionary measures for fighting coronavirus.

He added that the building and construction sector is one of the most important economic ones that provide job opportunities.

Up to 90 industries are associated with this sector, he said, adding that this is why the sector is capable of pushing up the jobs wheel in this difficult period at the world level.

El Gazzar said that 3.8 billion pounds were disbursed on Tuesday to contractors so that they could pay the wages of workers.

Source: State Information Service Egypt