Egypt, Jordan Seek Closer Energy Cooperation

Egypt, Jordan Seek Closer Energy Cooperation

Following the 31st session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said that the meeting reviewed the natural gas connection and integration between both countries as well as the exploitation of the existing infrastructure.

The Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee meeting further discussed how to maximize the benefit from these resources and the potential to increase the volume of cooperation within the framework of the current energy system in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

The meetings of the 31st session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee began on August 7th, at the Prime Minister’s headquarters in the Jordanian capital, Amman. The meetings were chaired by Madbouly and Bishr Al-Khasawneh, Prime Minister of Jordan, and in the presence of a number of ministers and senior officials from the Egyptian and Jordanian sides.

The meeting attendees from the Egyptian side included Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, and Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.

Attendees further included Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population; Hala El Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development; Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation; Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport; Ahmed Samir, Minister of Trade and Industry; Hassan Shehata, Minister of Labor; Mohamed Samir, Ambassador of Egypt to Jordan; Alaa Moussa, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Arab Affairs, and officials from relevant authorities.

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