Nile Water

Egypt’s Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Irrigation discuss Nile water file, climate change

Sun, 07 Jul 2024 - 07:45 GMT

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid, the official spokesman and director of the Public Diplomacy Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, stated that the meeting focused on enhancing cooperation between the two ministries, particularly concerning water, climate change, relations with Nile River Basin countries, and addressing related challenges.

FM: Egypt not behind stalled talks on GERD

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Also, Shoukry said that Egypt looks forward to making conditions suitable for the return of Syria to the Arab League in order to play a role in maintaining Arab national security.

Egypt’s Sisi receives letter from DRC counterpart

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 08:49 GMT

The President reiterated that Egypt will continue to support the DRC in assuming its important responsibility of spearheading joint African action throughout the current year.

Sisi says Egypt’s Nile water share will not decrease

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 10:12 GMT

Sisi’s remarks came in a meeting with the editors-in-chief and media personalities while touring the food industry city "Silo Foods" in Menufiya governorate.

US, DRC discuss importance of reducing GERD conflict between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 09:54 GMT

"Both leaders expressed their commitment to working together so that the DRC can realize its vast potential and continue on a positive trajectory,” the US Department of State said.

Egypt, Sudan will not accept Ethiopian unilateral actions on GERD: Water Minister

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 - 11:30 GMT

The Egyptian Water Minister, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Eve Bazaiba Masudi, and Egyptian Ambassador in Kinshasa Hamdy Shabaan inaugurated the Flood and Rain Forecasting Center on Thursday.

Egypt suffers from water scarcity, rejects Ethiopia’s unilateral moves over GERD: Minister

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 11:22 GMT

The gap between the needs and the consumption is being compensated by reusing agricultural drainage water and treating wastewater, besides 34 billion cubic meters of water annually taken from importing food products.

Egypt calls for holding urgent UNSC session on issue of GERD

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 05:03 GMT

The current situation of the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) constituted an imminent threat to international peace and security.

Egypt's population to rise about 75 million by 2050: Water Minister

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 06:55 GMT

"Any action that would be taken without reaching a just and binding legal agreement and without coordination with the downstream countries is a rejected unilateral act," Abdel-Atti said.

Egyptian President Sisi receives phone call from Joe Biden for discussing GERD dispute

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 07:18 GMT

“Both presidents agreed to intensify diplomatic efforts in the coming period to reach an agreement that preserves water and development rights for all parties,” Radi said.

DR Congo’s President will visit Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 08:26 GMT

Tshisekedi’s tour came in light of the resumption of the tripartite talks between the Nile countries over the controversial dam after the negotiations for reaching a legally binding agreement.

Sudan refutes Ethiopian statements on water, border agreements

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The ministry noted it follows the recurrent talks by Ethiopian officials alleging Sudan of forcing Ethiopia to abide by what they call "colonial agreements" on Nile water and borders.

Egypt’s Sisi, Abu Dhabi ruler discuss crisis of Ethiopia’s Renaissance dam

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 09:45 GMT

On March 26, 2021, the UAE proposed to mediate in the negotiations between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach a legal binding agreement regarding the dam.

Egypt: 2nd phase of filling GERD with 13.5 billion cubic meters is catastrophe to downstream countries

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 03:40 GMT

“The negotiation process led by the African Union (AU) has so far proved its uselessness,” the letter said.

Egypt’s FM on GERD file: 2nd phase of dam filling without binding agreement violates Declaration of Principles

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:42 GMT

“Time is short. If there is no effectiveness and full involvement of all parties, time will not help us," Shoukry said.

UAE efforts to break deadlock in tripartite negotiations between, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD issue

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 01:11 GMT

A high-level delegation from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has paid a one-day visit to Sudan.

GERD FILE: Differences between Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan over future water development projects on Abbay Basin

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Egypt is diplomatically pressing to find solutions to the outstanding issues regarding the dam’s operation and reservoir filling, particularly ahead of the second round of the filling process due in August 2021.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resume talks on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The meeting is being held via video conference, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez on his Twitter account.

Tripartite talks on GERD between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resumes Sunday

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 09:15 GMT

During this one-week round, the three countries would discuss a clear and detailed agenda and a tight timetable for the path of negotiation, according to a statement by the Sudanese Ministry of Eater Resources.

Ethiopian PM on GERD: No intention to harm Egypt and Sudan

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 10:53 GMT

Abiy Ahmed’s comments came four days after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s speech at the UNGA.