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The Indian Company “Gilbertaro” won the contract to supply and install the equipment required for transmitting the wind-generated electricity from the wind parks in Gabl El-Zeit in Suez’s Gulf to the National Electricity Network.
(AFP Photo)

Egypt’s renewable energy draws interest, but little progress

The wind-farm project is estimated to cost around $580m according to Al-Arabiya Satellite Channel. However, official Egyptian sources could not confirm the size of investments of the prospective project given that it is in its “early stages at the moment”.

Hisham Zaazou and his delegation will meet with Iranian government officials, tourism companies, and travel agencies to discuss easing restrictions on tourists from both countries to travel between Egypt and Iran. Photo: Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou (Photo Courtesy Tourism Ministry official Website)

Zaazou reaches out to travel industry in a YouTube video

While placing emphasis on maintaining tourism partnerships abroad, Zaazou asked foreign travel agencies to push their governments to lift their negative travel advisories for Egypt since the national curfew is not imposed in many beach tourist sites.

290,000 tons of American wheat purchased through an international tender

(AFP Photo)

Around 5.5m tonnes of wheat to be imported in October

On 30 August, the GASC stated on its official website that its Vice President Mamdouh Abdel Fattah is seeking wheat cargoes from the US, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Russia, Romania and Ukraine.