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CAIRO - 4 April 2019: The Petroleum Ministry said the total number of households to which natural gas will be extended will rise to 1.2 million by the end of the current fiscal year of 2018-2019.
Petroleum Minister Tareq el Molla said Egypt is witnessing a boost in natural gas production and is seeking to realize self-sufficiency, noting that this will have a positive impact on citizens nationwide.
He made the remarks while chairing a periodical meeting to follow up the national project on extending natural gas to households, the ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
He urged natural gas companies to remove any obstacles hampering extending natural gas to households, noting that people had embraced an initiative to pay in installments to get the service.
The meeting also reviewed starting the manufacture of prepaid meters that will be used in new areas to which natural gas will be extended.