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Egypt announces Kharga as first green city ahead of COP27 summit

Egypt, which is hosting the COP27 climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh in November, is seeking to attract more tourists by marketing eco-tourism.
Sharm el Sheikh

Egypt has designated Kharga in the New Valley Governate as its first eco-friendly city, Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said on June 7.

“It was confirmed that Kharga is a green and eco-friendly city, " Fouad said, after an ad-hoc committee studied its air and water quality, natural resources and noise levels. She added, “The city is an ideal urban ecotourism model.”

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