Sharm el Sheikh resort- Reuters
CAIRO - 25 April 2020: The Ministry of Petroleum announced on Saturday that natural gas is being supplied to 110 tourist facilities in Sharm El Sheikh at investments worth EGP 250 million.
This came in a report Minister of Petroleum Tareq al Mollah received from Sinai gas CEO Mohamed Anwar on Saturday, as the report pointed out that the three-stage project comes within the framework of ministry’s efforts to develop Sinai peninsula.
It said out that 90 percent of the first stage of the project has been fulfilled.
The report indicated that the project would contribute to the promotion of tourism and provide more job opportunities through the use of natural gas as alternative fuel, said a statement issued by the Ministry.
It added that natural gas will also be supplied to houses in the city of Arish in north Sinai and that the city citizens will enjoy facilitation in the supply service as they will pay the dues in installments over six years.