The EU's climate and energy commissioner، Miguel Arias Canete، said Egypt is a key strategic partner in the energy field and that stability and prosperity are vital for Egypt and other countries in the region.
He added that the signing of the strategic partnership agreement for energy cooperation provided Egypt with 1.3 billion euros in grants and 68 million euros for the project.
This came during his speech today، Sunday، at the conference on the announcement of details of the project to deliver natural gas to homes.
The conference was attended by Petroleum Minister، Tariq Al-Mulla، Minister of Social Solidarity، Ghada Waly، and the director of the French Development Agency، Stefani Lavranche.
Noteworthy، Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tareq Al-Mulla received the European Commissioner for Energy and Climate، Miguel Arias Canete on Sunday.
Al Mulla seeks to support the dialogue between the European and Egyptian sides on strategic cooperation in the field of energy.