Egyptian electricity minister, Palestinian official
discuss Gaza power grid
Feb 14, 2007
Minister of Electricity and Energy Dr Hasan Yunis
Wednesday [14 February] met with Chairman of the Palestinian
Energy and Natural Resources Authority Dr Umar Kitana.
The meeting dealt with studies on developing Gaza
Strip power grid.
Dr Yunis stressed during the meeting Egypt's keenness
on supporting the Palestinian electricity sector in
order to meet various development requirements of
the Palestinian people.
He added that the Egyptian electricity sector rehabilitated
the Palestinian electrical network with the aim of
assuaging sufferings of the Palestinian people, especially
areas that have been denied electricity due to Israeli
attacks. He said Gaza power station had been reoperated.
The two sides agreed on increasing joint coopertion
as regards training programmes to prepare Palestinian
cadres at specialised training centres of the Egyptian