In a bid to enhance their cooperation, Egypt delivered a solar-powered station to Uganda on Wednesday.
After the solar-powered station reached Uganda, Egyptian Ambassador in Kampala Ashraf Sweilam held a massive celebration marking the handover of a solar-powered station.
The ceremony was attended by a high-ranking Egyptian figures and African politicians like First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga and Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, according to Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Kadaga also took this occasion to hail Egypt’s support for the Ugandan energy sector. Meanwhile, Ssentamu thanked President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and the government for boosting bilateral ties.
The Ugand’s offials also indicated that their country is looking forward to more cooperation with the Egyptian side in the field of energy and others, and studying opportunities for future investments, and ways to maximize the benefit from Busia station project.
It’s worth mentioning that the new solar power plant that Egypt has granted to Uganda was implemented by the Arab Renewable Energy Company in cooperation with Giza System Company.