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GERD scientific committee concludes meeting in Khartoum

The scientific committee of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) concluded its two-day meeting in Khartoum on Tuesday, after reviewing the proposals of Egypt and Sudan on how the interests of both countries cannot be harmed. They also discussed deciding a date for the next nine-party meeting on the dam, which was scheduled to be …

Sarah El-Sheikh

GERD scientific research committee holds 2nd meeting in Khartoum

The scientific research committee of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began two-day meetings in Khartoum to discuss options and strategies for filling the dam’s reservoir. The committee, which includes a number of experts and academics from Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia, aims to address the observations of Egypt and Sudan on a proposal submitted by …

Daily News Egypt

Shoukry arrives in Addis Ababa to attend second nine-party meeting on GERD

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry arrived in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to attend the second nine-party meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), being held to resolve disagreements regarding technical reports. The meeting will be attended by the foreign and irrigation ministers and intelligence chiefs of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to follow …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Egyptian government discusses next steps regarding GERD

The higher committee on Nile waters, headed by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, held a meeting on Tuesday to review outcomes of a meeting in Khartoum and discuss next steps regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Last week, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry headed to Khartoum to attend a meeting with Sudanese and Ethiopian …

Daily News Egypt

Sudan meetings will iron out GERD differences: Ethiopian ambassador

Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt Taye Atske-Selassie said that the nine-party ministerial meetings which began in Sudan on Wednesday will iron out the differences between Sudan, Egypt, and his country regarding the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The Sudan meetings will be held over two days with the participation of ministers of water resources …

Hagar Omran

Egypt demands World Bank join GERD negotiations

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Tuesday, during his visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Minister of Foreign Affairs Workneh Gebeyehu, where he followed up on the cooperation between the two countries following the latest round of tripartite meetings between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). According …

Daily News Egypt