HEIKAL AGREES WITH THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE TO DISINFECT AND STERILIZE EMPC FACILITIES
In the context of the precautionary measures approved by the government to Combat COVID 19 Virus, H. E. Mr. Osama Heikal, State Minister for Media made an agreement with H. E. Professor Elsayed El-Kosseir, Minister of Agriculture, to disinfect and sterilize EMPC facilities. EMPC is considered one of the most important media institutions in Egypt as it includes a lot of studios, through which the most renowned Egyptian and Arab satellite channels broadcast their content, several administrative headquarters, in addition to the educational and training centers.
Today, the Ministry of Agriculture specialists have disinfected and sterilized more than 10 thousand square meters within EMPC as a first stage.The process included the main administrative building, the studios of CBC, Hayat, DMC, Orbit, Mehwar and Cairo Centric channels, in addition to EMPC Academy of Engineering and Media Sciences lecture halls.
During the coming days, disinfection and sterilization procedures are expected to continue periodically to preserve the health and safety of EMPC and the channels employees, anchors and artists and to ensure safe workflow.
It is worth mentioning that EMPC, since the first announcement of COVID 19 Virus spread in Egypt, was one of the very first institutions that used sanitizers and 10 infrared thermometers at all its entrances to preserve its visitors safety, in addition to applying a comprehensive plan of action to Combat the virus.