Thursday 14 May 2020
Books – Youssef Afifi:
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met today with Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, and Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy.
The Spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic stated that the meeting dealt with following up on the strategic projects of the Ministry of Electricity aimed at strengthening the electricity system in Egypt and modernizing its infrastructure.
The President directed that priority be given to the electricity system in the Sinai and South Valley regions, in light of the component that the electricity sector represents of the utmost importance for the implementation of projects aimed at meeting the development needs of those areas.
The President directed to accelerate the application of the unified readings program to the uses of electric current, to achieve the merit of achievement in favor of the financial efficiency of the Ministry of Electricity, and to support efforts to develop and improve the service to provide electricity to citizens.
The Spokesman stated that during the meeting, the President was briefed on developments in the construction of electrical infrastructure in the new administrative capital, the executive position to extend high-voltage power lines and pressure cable cables, in light of preparations to start delivering electricity to various neighborhoods in the capital, especially the government district, in line with the schedules Preset time.
The meeting also dealt with the latest developments in electrical interconnection projects with a number of neighboring countries, especially Sudan, in light of the mutual interests achieved by both brotherly countries, as well as their importance in the good management of electrical energy to maximize its use throughout the year, whether by local consumption or export between countries Connecting to networking networks.
The developments in the implementation of the nuclear power plant project in Dabaa were reviewed in partnership with the Russian side, in addition to the executive procedures regarding the project to link the southeastern coast region of the Republic with the National Unified Electricity Network, as well as steps to develop electrical nutrition for the south valley in Toshka and East Al-Uwaynat, as well as developments in the delivery Electrical feeding for developmental groups in North Sinai Governorate.