Palestinians join regional electricity grid project
Oct 28, 2008 - Xinhua by pna - news.balita.ph
AMMAN, Oct. 28 — The Palestinians joined a regional
grid project which previously included Jordan, Egypt,
Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Libya and Turkey.
The announcement was made at the 13th meeting by
energy ministers of the network member countries,
which kicked off here on Monday.
Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources
Khaldoun Qteishat said that Palestinian accession
to the electric grid will help guarantee the Palestinians
safe power supply.
Palestinian Energy Authority General Director Omar
Kettana, for his part, said the West Bank will be
linked to Jordan's electric grid and the Gaza Strip
will be linked to the Egyptian electric grid.
He also said that Palestinian authorities have met
all technical and legal requirements to access the
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