Prof. Ramadan Abu El-Ala, the Vice President of Community Service and Environment Development Affairs and Prof. Hesham El Shimy, the Director of the Community Service and Environmental Development Centre (CSED) participated in a meeting about the “Live Green” initiative. The meeting was held in Alexandria Governorate Office on Wednesday, 12 February 2020.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Ahmed Gamal, the Deputy Governor of Alexandria and representatives from all concerned authorities in the governorate. This meeting aimed to discuss the mechanisms to apply the “Live Green” initiative launched by the President of Egypt to raise environmental awareness in Alexandria. During the meeting, Mr. Ahmed Gamal stressed the importance of the consultative role of Pharos University which came within the framework of the government keenness to achieve cooperation and integration by taking advantage of the experiences of the scientific bodies in Alexandria and working hand in hand for the benefit of the governorate.

In addition, Prof. Hesham El Shimy showed the attendees a study on “Harmonic Mechanisms for Treating all Types of Wastewater to Irrigate a Sustainable Green Belt to Protect the Vicinity of Lake Mariout.” It is worth mentioning that the study impressed all the attendees and it was stressed upon the need for adopting that study by the governorate and other authorities at the local and central levels.  At the end, the Deputy Governor asked for an electronic copy of the study to put it into practice.