Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, announced that in 2020, Egypt will improve electricity grids nationwide with over EGP 75 billion in investments, Al-Ahram reported.

According to statements said on Nile TV channel, Shaker noted that over 8,000 engineers have been trained at an annual program, which aims to train African engineers endorsed by the Electricity Ministry.

The minister affirmed that Egypt has electricity linkages with Jordan, Libya, and Sudan, adding that the country probes exchanging electric power with Saudi Arabia at a capacity of around 3,000 megawatts (MW).