The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) signed an agreement with the National Organization for Military Production (NOMP) for the production of smart prepaid gas meters, Al Ahram reported.

Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, and the Minister of Military Production, Mohamed El Assar witnessed the signing of the agreement.

El Maasara Company for Engineering Industries (Factory 45), an affiliate of the Ministry of Military Production, will cooperate with EGAS to develop and produce the smart prepaid gas meters in accordance with the global modern standards.

Meanwhile, the Military Production Ministry will manufacture the meters and provide the needed technical support during the operation phase, as well as extensive training programs for EGAS’ staff, exchanging technical knowledge and expertise.