Song Hailiang talks with Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker

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On October 26, local time, Song Hailiang, Secretary of the Party Committee and chairman of China Energy Construction, held talks with Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy of Egypt, in Cairo. The two sides exchanged views on implementing the important consensus reached by the heads of state of China and Egypt, promoting deeper synergy between the Belt and Road Initiative and Egypt's Vision 2030, accelerating the green and low-carbon energy transformation in Egypt, and promoting deeper and more concrete cooperation in the field of energy and power.
Song Hailiang briefly introduced the situation of China Energy Construction's deep participation in the construction of Egypt's energy and power sector. He said that China Energy Construction attaches great importance to cooperation with all parties in Egypt, and during the third "Belt and Road" International Cooperation Forum just held, China Energy Construction and all parties in Egypt signed a series of cooperation memoranda around the landscape hydrogen storage integration, logistics industrial park, pumped storage and other fields, laying a good foundation for further deepening cooperation between the two sides. He said that Egypt's development needs in the field of energy and power are highly consistent with China's advantages. As the world's leading energy, power and infrastructure integration solution provider, China Energy Construction will adhere to the "Belt and Road" initiative and Egypt's "Vision 2030" development strategy, relying on advanced technology advantages, rich experience advantages and green energy industry chain integration advantages. We will closely align with Egypt's actual needs in the fields of hydrogen energy, photovoltaic power generation, wind power and energy storage, set up specialized teams and organize special personnel to provide systematic solutions and intensive services for Egypt's energy transformation, industrial introduction and upgrading in the fields of renewable energy, power transmission channels, hydrogen energy integration and power grid upgrading, and build a number of high-quality demonstration projects for China-Egypt green energy cooperation. We will help build a green corridor in Egypt and take China-Egypt comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level.
Mohamed Shaker extended a warm welcome to Song Hailiang and his delegation, and thanked China Energy Construction for its active participation in Egypt's energy and electricity industry. He said that China NENG Construction is the world's leading comprehensive super large group company in the field of energy power and infrastructure. Energy is one of the important pillars to achieve the economic goals of Egypt's "Vision 2030". Egypt is rich in wind and solar energy resources, and is actively implementing the "green corridor" plan to significantly increase the proportion of renewable energy generation and build renewable energy production and export centers for North Africa, the Middle East and Europe. The prospects for cooperation between the two sides are very broad. He said that he hopes that the two sides will strengthen communication and docking, and expect China to build its own integrated whole industrial chain advantages, focus on clean energy, power grid planning and construction, and carry out pragmatic and efficient cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, share new opportunities for development, explore new models of cooperation, achieve mutual benefit and win-win results, and work together to promote Egypt's economic and social development.
Egypt's deputy Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Osama Aslan, Mahmoud Mohana, Gabel de Souki, chairman of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, and heads of relevant units and departments of the two sides attended the talks. (Fan Ying, Zeng Xueying)