Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke inaugurated Tuesday the refurbished Cairo North Power Station - Press photo Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke inaugurated Tuesday the refurbished Cairo North Power Station - Press photo

Egypt, Japan inaugurate refurbished Cairo North Power station

Thu, May. 30, 2019
CAIRO - 30 May 2019: Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke inaugurated Tuesday the refurbished Cairo North Power Station, after Egypt signed a soft loan agreement with the Japanese government to rehabilitate and improve the electricity sector.

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Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke inaugurated Tuesday the refurbished Cairo North Power Station - Press photo

During the inauguration ceremony, both sides signed a new agreement to renovate more power plants in Egypt, including Sedi Krir and El-Atf power plants. The agreement aims to maintain power supply by restoring the targeted capacity of thermal power plants via modernizing equipment, and providing spare parts.

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Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke inaugurated Tuesday the refurbished Cairo North Power Station - Press photo

This renovation projects are expected to contribute to the economic and social development efforts in the country, in addition to alleviating the effects of the climate change in Egypt.

The ceremony was attended by Yoshifumi Omura, Chief Representative of JICA Egypt Office, and Tarek Abdel Hamdi, the Head of Cairo Electricity Production Company.
 
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