18 April 2014

Egypt: Cabinet - No Rise in Electricity, Diesel's Prices

Following the Cabinet meeting on Thursday, Cabinet Spokesman Ambassador Hossam el-Qawish said that the subsidy system will be restructured in a way that does not affect the limited income brackets.

He further urged the citizens to rationalize consumption in electricity

He asserted that there are no rises in prices of electricity or diesel, adding that next summer would not witness a lot of blackouts.

He pointed out that there would specific times for blackouts until a radical solution to the electricity crisis is reached.

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