30 May 2014

Egypt: PM Discusses Report On Damaging Electricity Stations

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Thursday 29/05/2014 discussed a detailed report prepared by the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy on the terror attacks targeting the electricity transmission lines in an attempt to leave Egypt in darkness.

The report covered all damaging attempts witnessed by the national electricity grid, where most of those attempts have been controlled. The ministries of defense and interior have been assigned to secure the national grid.

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker said that emergency in electricity companies will be sustained in order to ensure stability of the electricity stations. He stressed that citizens should help in securing power stations.

For his part, Chairman of the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company Eng. Ahmad El-Hanafy said that terrorists attempted to disrupt the presidential elections, but their attempts have failed thanks to the great role of electricity workers.

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