Monday 07 February 2022
Books – Mohamed Sami:
Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, held a meeting today; To follow up on the current status of the steps to establish seawater desalination plants, in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Shaker Al-Marqabi, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Assem Al-Jazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, Eng. Mamdouh Raslan, President of the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation, and Ayman Soliman, Executive Director of the Egypt Fund Al Siyadi, and Major General Assem Shukr, Vice President of the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Wastewater.
The Prime Minister said that today’s meeting comes within the framework of following up on the state’s efforts to expand the establishment of more seawater desalination plants, and to benefit from advanced expertise in this field, with the aim of providing clean water, especially in coastal areas and governorates overlooking the Red and Mediterranean Bahrain, the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba, in implementation Directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister noted the importance of reviewing the position of offers submitted by advanced companies to implement seawater desalination projects.
During the meeting, the Minister of Electricity stated that the ministry had received a number of offers from major specialized companies to implement seawater desalination projects through renewable energy, noting that these offers are currently being studied and evaluated, with the aim of reaching competitive prices.