Water ministers of Egypt, Sudan visit GERD

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water-ministers-of-egypt-sudan-visit-gerdWater ministers of Egypt, Sudan visit GERD – displayENnews – Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation

Water, irrigation and electricity ministers of Egypt and Sudan paid a visit to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project on Tuesday accompanied by their Ethiopian counterpart, Dr. Sileshi Bekele.

Guided by GERD project manager, Engineer Simegnew Bekele, the three ministers visited ongoing activities at the project site in Guba, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state.

It is for the first time that the trio together visited the project.

Tuesday’s visit is to be followed by the 16th meeting of the Tripartite National Committee (TNC) on Wednesday in Addis Ababa.

The meeting is expected to discuss two studies to be conducted by French firms, BRL and Artelia, as per the recommendation of the International Panel of Experts (IPoE).   Â

Reporter: Natenael Tsegaye