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  • Wednesday ,22 August 2012
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Secretary of Defense: On October, Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah will enjoy fresh water

by Hisham Khurshid

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Wednesday ,22 August 2012

Secretary of Defense: On October, Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah will enjoy fresh water

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Secretary of Defense, said during his meeting with the elders of Sinai tribes in al-Arish today that Sinai has always been supporting the Armed Forces against any foreign plans.

 
Moreover, he ordered that 5 desalination plants should start working by the beginning of next October to provide al-Arish, Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah along with the surrounding villages with fresh water.
 
Sheik Hassan Khalaf, head of Sawarka tribe, told Copts United that Secretary of Defense has formed a committee to follow up the project on a daily basis, which he considered a promising beginning in the cooperation between Bedouins and the government.