The total budget allocated for that purpose is LE2.8 billion.
Chairman of Middle Egypt Company for Electricity Distribution told Egypt Today that the total number of electricity theft complaints filed by May is 40,553.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi revealed on Saturday that Egypt is seeking to become a regional digital hub that transmits data between Asia, Africa, and Europe.
The project is established to achieve electricity linkage with the neighboring country.
Egypt is on the verge of a major makeover in power purchasing to guarantee better prices and quality after subsidy cuts.
The project will be fully delivered by 2020, with the first phase to be finished in 2019 at a capacity of 1,200 MW.