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| 12 October, 2017

Jordan, Egypt to enhance electricity projects

A car passes power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity at the highway in Cairo, Egypt August 14, 2017.

A car passes power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity at the highway in Cairo, Egypt August 14, 2017.

REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
AMMAN - Jordan and Egypt has agreed to enhance electricity connection between the two countries and form a team to study the establishment of a second power line project, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Wednesday.

The two sides signed a number of memoranda of understanding for operating and maintaining oil and gas pipelines and networks in the Kingdom, and to prepare economic feasibility studies on natural gas supplies for household, trade and industrial use.

These agreements were signed during a visit by the Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Saleh Kharabsheh to Egypt, where he met with the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla and the Minister of Electricity and Energy Mohamed Shaker, and discussed with them the aspects of energy cooperation and joint projects.





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