President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has directed to continue with the plan of connecting natural gas to households and new cities and to expand on establishing natural gas supply stations across the country, according to a statement.

This came during the President’s meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and other senior officials involved with the implementation of strategic projects. The meeting delved into several topics and followed up on a number of projects in the petroleum sector and plans to expand the use of natural gas, whether for housing units, for industrial and production use or transportation, 

The meeting also addressed the most prominent axes of the state’s strategy to meet the local market’s needs for petroleum products and reduce the gap between production and consumption.