President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met on Thursday with Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister and Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy.
Ambassador Bassam Rady, spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, said that the meeting dealt with following up the strategic projects of the Ministry of Electricity cross the country.
The president directed the premier and the minister to give priority to the electricity system in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, as the electricity is an essential component to implement development projects.
He also directed to implement a standardized program of reading the electrometers to achieve the defined uses of the electric current of collection in favor of the financial efficiency of the Ministry of Electricity.
The spokesman stated that during the meeting, the President was also briefed on the developments of electrical infrastructure in the New Administrative Capital (NAC), the executive position to extend power lines and ultra-high voltage cable tunnels.
On the other hand, President El-Sisi held other meetings days ago. He pointed out the reason for delaying the move to the New Administrative Capital and a number of major national projects.
He unveiled that the postponement due to the work of foreign companies and the decline in the provision of supplies linked to the pandemic that the world is exposed to.
However, the national companies are still working while preserving the precautionary measures with the cooperation of the health authorities, the army and the police.
President El-Sisi stressed that he doesn’t support the disruption of the work of Egyptian life and the suspension of work altogether, affirming that this trend is dangerous, as there are millions of citizens working.
The president stated that the state is keen to stop the educational institutions to protect sons of the Egyptian families, urging people not worry as the state was prepared for implementing any measures to save our children.
The president demanded that the number of citizens in the workplace, especially the elderly and women, should be reduced, calling upon the companies of the private sector not to slash salaries of workers.