Tuesday, March 21, 2023

A parliamentary delegation meets the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum


head of the Parliamentary Committee on Tourism, Antiquities and Public Services, and his accompanying delegation met in Cairo with the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tariq al-Mawla, during which they discussed ways to strengthen brotherly relations between Jordan and Egypt in all fields. Especially parliamentary ones.

During the meeting, Yassin stressed keenness to strengthen the relations between Amman and Cairo, the foundations of which were laid by His Majesty King Abdullah II and his brother President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, so that they became a model in Arab-Arab relations.

Yassin pointed to the need to strengthen cooperation between the two brotherly countries at various levels, and the importance of exchanging experiences and expertise in the fields of transport, public services, energy and tourism, and taking advantage of the opportunities available in both countries, pointing in this regard to how to benefit from reducing transportation costs and reducing the level of unemployment.

For his part, Al-Mawla expressed his aspiration for more cooperation in the field of energy in general, and gas in particular, and in particular the conversion of means of transportation to work by gas instead of oil.

He also met the Jordanian delegation, which is on a visit to brotherly Egypt, and includes the deputies: Mayada Shreim, attorney Dina Al-Bashir, Majid Al-Rawashdeh, engineer Osama Al-Qawabeh, engineer Marwa Al-Sa’ub, Dr. Zuhair Al-Sa’idin, Dr. Rima Al-Amoush and Nawash Qawza, the chairperson and members of the boards of directors of each of the Jordanian-Egyptian Fajr Company, represented by Fawad Rashad. And Gas Tech represented by Eng. Abdel Fattah Farahat.

The two companies provided a detailed explanation of the development they had achieved in converting vehicles from fuel to gas, which contributed to reducing costs and increasing manpower.

They confirmed that there are now 320 stations in Egypt providing the service, in addition to converting more than 222,000 cars to gas.


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