The Minister of Power, Engr. Abubakar Aliyu, has said that, Federal Government is ready to partner with the Government of Egypt on Power
Supply, especially on the renewable energy, to boost the power supply in Nigeria.
He stated this when the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Nigeria H.E. Ihab Awad paid him a courtesy visit, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Aliyu also said “I am aware of the meeting you had with my predecessor, which led to a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
that was sent to us from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
And, the invitation extended to us by your government to visit Egypt, your visit now is giving us an opportunity to re-energize this collaboration.
The Minister further said that the Ministry would discuss and set up a team that will come up with key points and areas the Federal Government can engage with the Government of Egypt.
The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Nigeria H.E. Ihab Awad said he was in Ministry to seek for collaboration with Nigeria in the areas where there are potentials and prospects, especially in energy resources, adding that there was a draft MoU, which extended invitation of his country to Nigeria, to visit Egypt; where both countries will share experience with common understanding, that invitation, he came to renew with the new Minister of Power.
Deputy Director, Press