11 January 2014

Egypt: Electricity Minister Reviews Preparations to Prevent Power Outage During Referendum

Minister of Energy and Electricity Ahmed Imam has reviewed plans to secure electricity supply during the hours of the referendum on Egypt's new constitution.

Officials at the Ministry are intensifying efforts across all governorates to prevent power outage in all polling stations during the referendum.

Minister Imam said that he has approved an emergency plan to secure the supply of electricity in the balloting stations and allocating two technicians in every station, in addition to portable emergency teams who will be responsible for passing on the sub-committees to resolve any emergent problem.

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