Egypt-Russia Nuclear Power Plant Talks Proceeding Rapidly

Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said the Egyptian-Russian talks on a nuclear power plant is going on at a rapid pace.

In statements on Thursday 27/08/2015 on the fringe of the current visit of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to Russia, Shaker said Egypt seeks to reach the best offer which serves its interests.

The minister refused to give any details about the progress realize so far in the talks.

Shaker noted that the Electricity Ministry is working under a plan for upgrading electricity stations, adding that the state spent about 3 billion EGP for renovating power stations.