Mohamed Shaker, Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy – File Photo
CAIRO - 3 December 2018: Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker discussed with Fabio Grazi, the director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Cairo, means of promoting bilateral cooperation in the electricity domain.
In a statement on Monday, Shaker hailed the distinguished ties between the ministry and AFD.
Shaker reviewed the electricity sector's expansion of renewable energy projects and encouragement of private sector to invest in this domain.
He shed light on the power linkage project linking Egypt, Jordan, Libya and Sudan as well as the power linkage project involving Egypt, Cyprus and Greece.
Shaker underlined that the meeting with Grazi fell within the framework of Egypt's keenness on enhancing cooperation and exchanging expertise.
Grazi stressed the depth of AFD-Egypt ties, commending the development realized by the electricity sector over the past four years.
He accentuated the agency's preparedness to offer all needed support for Egypt to expand renewable energy projects.