2006 News Story

Kingdom signs electricity agreement with Egypt

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have signed an agreement to conduct a consultative study for an electric grid. The agreement was signed in Riyadh yesterday by representatives of the national power companies of both countries

Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Al-Hussein highlighted the considerable cooperation between the two countries in the power industry, while the Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Energy Hasan Younis remarked that the contract represents the beginning of an integrated electric grid.