Giza approves removal of buildings violating agricultural land
Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman - YOUM7/Maher Malak

CAIRO: Giza governorate approved 34 decisions over the past 15 days that removed buildings violating agricultural lands, reported Youm7.

Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman said in a Wednesday press statement that the governorate is taking measures in order to challenge illegal building on agricultural lands.

Rahman called on authorities to not tolerate any building violations and remove them as soon as possible.

Giza security directorate secured the process of demolishing the violations in the presence of police forces.

Saied Attiah, the Head of Central Administration of Lands Protection, told “Sabah al-kheir ya Masr” on March 9 that violations targeted 1,000,365 acres of lands in Egypt since 2011 revolution.

He added “who builds on agricultural lands and pollutes the Nile is considered more dangerous than a terrorist,” adding that there are laws that ban these kinds of violations.

Qena Governor Abdel Hameed el-Hagan, announced March 20 that the governorate removed 600 violations on agricultural and state lands during the period between March 1 and 15, ONA reported.

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