Nile Basin Initiative
The council will also review the secretariat five-year program that would put the annual plan and the budget for the financial year 2017/2018 into operation.
Conflicts among Nile Basin countries have been taking place over the agreement since its endorsement by six out of 11 of these countries in 2010
Tens of Ugandan citizens received Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at Entebbe airport upon his arrival to participate in the Nile Basin summit.
In 2010, Egypt froze its membership in Nile Basin Initiatives due to debatable articles in Entebbe Agreement.
President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi discussed with his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni preparations for the upcoming Nile Basin countries summit due to be in June.
A trilateral meeting was held in Sudan Monday to discuss Egypt’s resumption of its activities in the Nile Basin Initiative.