The state of alert continues in the ministry's departments in all Egyptian governorates to follow up on water levels in the Nile River.
The Security Council is still looking at maps and documents, while Arab countries, led by Tunisia, announced their solidarity with Egypt in the issue of the Ethiopian dam.
The Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation in Egypt, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, stated during a meeting of the Permanent Committee for Regulating the Nile’s Revenue that the committee is in a permanent session to follow up on rainfall rates at the sources of the Nile, and to determine the quantities of water reaching the High Dam Lake, according to the German News Agency.
Abdel-Aty explained that the ministry is keen to deal with the dynamics of managing the water system with the highest degree of efficiency and to meet all water needs for the current agricultural season and for all beneficiaries.
He stressed the need to continue monitoring all forms of encroachments on the Nile River, canals and drains with the aim of preserving waterways and protecting state property on waterways in a manner that ensures good management, operation and maintenance of the water system.