The Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, met with Uganda’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni, and discussed cooperation possibilities between the two countries in the fields of petroleum and mineral wealth, reported Al Borsa News.
El Molla, stated that Egypt is keen to support every possible way to cooperate with African states in order to regain the country’s position as a leading nation within the continent. He added that Uganda is a valuable partner and that the petroleum relationship between the two countries is strong. He concluded that Egypt is ready to support the Ugandan oil and gas industry, reported Tahrir News.
Muloni said that Egypt is one of the most developed countries in the oil and gas sector, therefore her country can benefit from Egyptian expertise to make better use of its natural oil and gas reserves as well as progressing further in Uganda’s solar energy projects.