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Sisi stresses importance of reaching final draft of Dabaa nuclear plant contracts with Russia

Tuesday، 07 June 2016 - 12:23 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi conferred on Monday 6/6/2016 with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker and Chairman of the Armed Forces’ Engineering Authority Kamel el-Wazir.


During the meeting, the electricity minister reviewed the outcome of his recent visit to Moscow during which he met a number of Rosatom officials to discuss the progress achieved in a project to build the nuclear power plant in Egypt.


The talks were positive and the negotiations on the Dabaa nuclear plant reached their final stages, the minister said.


President Sisi, for his part, stressed the importance of reaching a final draft of the contracts with Russia to be signed as soon as possible, Presidential Spokesman Alaa Youssef said.


The minister also reviewed the progress in installing pre-paid electric meters in all new housing projects.


The President urged to expand in the use of the pre-paid meters to cover water and natural gas in all the housing projects.


The meeting took up a plan to provide the new cities with electricity, especially Ismailia, New Port Said, New Suez, New Alamein, the administrative capital, New Minya and New Assiut City.

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