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  • 5 Feb 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo said this week that the Democratic Republic of the Congo will support fellow Nile Basin country Egypt's stance on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. "We have declared our
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Tourist resorts threaten to build private water desalination plants away from area’s drinking water network, under Red Sea Water and Wastewater Company’s plan to increase insurance prices and periods. Access Corporate Risk Regulation
  • 10 Feb 2014- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government on February 8 announced plans to carry out $42 million USD worth of water projects in North Sinai governorate. “This budget has been allocated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to
  • 18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A delegation of Saudi investors has expressed interest in carrying out desalination projects in Egypt’s coastal cities. During a meeting in Cairo last week with Egyptian Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Facilities Abdel Qawi
  • An Egyptian delegation headed by President Mohamed Morsi plans to offer a portfolio of public-private partnership (PPP) water and sanitation projects to Indian investors during a visit to New Delhi next week.
  • The US Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to upgrade 10 drinking water and sewage treatment plants in Egypt’s southern Sohag governorate, Egyptian officials said on March 5.
  • With protests continuing in Egypt against President Mohamed Morsi, the government on January 28 took steps to increase security at the Aswan High Dam to protect construction efforts. The facility is now fully under the control of Egypt’s Armed Forces, according to a source at the dam’s managing authority.
  • Egypt’s National Authority for Drinking Water and Sanitation (NADWS) will invest $1.2 billion USD in national projects during the 2013-2014 financial year, said Ashraf Kassab, head of the Central Department of Planning at NADWS.
  • Egypt’s Suez governorate this week revealed plans to build a new $150 million USD desalination plant. The 60,000 cubic meter per day capacity plant will be financed and implemented by Saudi and Bahraini investors, according to governorate officials.
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 15 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)  member countries on June 12 agreed to move forward with establishing a common water network that would also include Egypt. The decision came during the extraordinary meeting in Riyadh of the GCC
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD Arab League water ministers officially approved a "unified water strategy" on May 31 during a summit in Baghdad. There was further agreement to cooperate on joint management of common aquifers, and share experiences in dealing
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Sudan and Libya will use groundwater sources located along their common borders to achieve food security, according to Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamil Amr. “The Egyptian government has reached an agreement with the governments
  • Egypt’s Ministry of Scientific Research on April 24 unveiled a $29 million USD project to build a solar-powered desalination plant in the northwestern city of Borg Al Arab. The plant will produce 250 cubic meters of water per day and generate 1 megawatt of electricity.

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