Why Egypt? Egypt's Vision 2030
Egypt Vision 2030
The sustainable development strategy, "Egypt's Vision 2030", is a milestone in the comprehensive development path in Egypt, as well as a road map that aims at maximizing the benefit from its elements and competitive advantages. The strategy adopted the concept of sustainable development as a general framework aiming to improve the quality of life in the present time, without prejudice to the rights of future generations to live a better life. The concept of development adopted by such strategy is based on several pillars as follows:
Pillar I: Economic Development
By 2030, the Egyptian economy will be a disciplined market economy that is characterized by stable macroeconomic conditions and capability of achieving sustainable containment growth. Moreover, it will also be characterized by competitiveness, diversity, and dependent on knowledge. The Egyptian economy will be an active player in the global economy, capable of adapting to global variables, maximize the added value and provide job opportunities, as well as making the real GDP per capita reaches the ranks of upper middle-income countries.
Pillar II: Energy
By 2030, the energy sector will be able to meet all the requirements of sustainable national development of energy resources and maximize efficient utilization of its various sources leading to an effective contribution in promoting the economic growth, national competitiveness and social justice as well as preserving the environment and showing leadership in the fields of renewable energy and rational sustainable management of resources. In addition, the energy sector will be characterized by the ability to innovate, predict and adapt to local, regional and international variables in the field of energy, within the framework of keeping pace with achieving the international goals of sustainable development.
Pillar III: Knowledge, Innovation and Scientific Research
By 2030, Egyptian society will be creative, innovative and productive in the fields of science, technology and knowledge, characterized by the existence of an integrated policy that includes the development value of innovation and knowledge, and will link knowledge and outputs of innovation to national goals and challenges.
Pillar IV: Transparency and Efficiency of Government Institutions
By 2030, the administrative apparatus will be an efficient and effective apparatus, which improves the management of State resources. Besides, it will be characterized by transparency, fairness, and flexibility and it will be subject to accountability and it will work to increase citizens' satisfaction, and interacts with and responds to them.
Pillar V: Social Justice
By 2030, it is targeted to build a fair and adaptive society that is characterized by the equality of rights as well as economic, social and political opportunities with the highest degree of societal integration. Moreover, it is targeted to build a society capable of guaranteeing the citizen's right in participation and equitable distribution in light of the criteria of competency, accomplishment and sovereignty of law, stimulating social mobility opportunities based on capacities, providing mechanisms for protection against the dangers of life, working in parallel to support marginalized classes of society and protecting the most favored persons.
Pillar VI: Health
By 2030, all Egyptians shall enjoy the right to a safe and healthy life, through the implementation of an integrated health policy characterized by its quality, non-discrimination and available for everyone. Such policy shall be able to improve health indicators by achieving a comprehensive preventive coverage, ensuring early intervention for all citizens including those who are financially in-need, and achieving the satisfaction of citizens and workers in the health sector to reach proper level of prosperity, welfare, happiness, and social and economic development. Such policy intended to make Egypt as a pioneer in the field of health, research and preventive services in the Arab and African countries.
Pillar VII: Education and Training
By 2030, high quality education and training shall be made available to everyone without discrimination under an efficient, fair, sustainable and resilient institutional framework. Education and training shall concentrates on the recipient and trainee who is able to think and has technical and technological skills. Such education and training shall aim to build an integrated human personality and maximize its capabilities to build a citizen who is proud of himself/ herself, enlightened, creative, responsible, multicultural, respects difference, proud of the country's history and passionate toward shaping its future and able to deal competitively with regional and global entities.
Pillar VIII: Culture
By 2030, it is intended to set up positive cultural values in Egyptian society that respects diversity, differences and non-discrimination. The vision aims to enable the Egyptian citizen to access means of knowledge acquiring and open horizons to interact with contemporary global challenges, to realize the Egyptian history and cultural heritage, and to gain the ability to choose freely, and to secure his/ her right to practice and produce culture; while relying on the positive elements in culture as a source of strength for development, and an added value for the national economy, and a basis for Egypt's soft power regionally and globally.
Pillar IX: Environment
By 2030, the environment pillar will be an essential one in all development and economic sectors in a manner that ensures security, efficient usage, optimal exploitation and investment of natural resources in order to secure the rights of future generations. Such pillar will focus, as well, on diversifying sources of production and economic activities, supporting competitiveness, providing new job opportunities, eradicating poverty, and achieving social justice while providing a clean, healthy and safe environment for all Egyptians.
Pillar X: Urban Development
By 2030, Egypt through its land, civilization and distinguished location will be able to accommodate its population as well as resources under a more balanced scheme that meets the aspirations of Egyptians and improves the quality of their lives.
Via General Authority for Investment and Free Zones | Arab Republic Of Egypt