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Sisi, Putin witness pouring concrete of electricity unit no 4 of Dabaa nuclear plant

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin witnessed on Tuesday a ceremony to start pouring the foundation concrete of electricity unit no 4. of the Dabaa nuclear power plant.

This came during a video-conference of both leaders.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Dabaa nuclear power plant is one of the most important projects that contribute to boosting Egyptian economy and energy generation.

He added that Russia is preparing needed cadres in this domain, noting that over 90 Egyptian students have acquired needed education in this score.

Meanwhile, Putin invited el Sisi to attend the BRICS summit to be held in Kazan in October.

“We look forward to welcoming you, distinguished Sisi, at the association’s summit in Kazan in October,” Putin told his counterpart, speaking at a ceremony for pouring the first portion of concrete into the foundation of power unit No. 4 of Egypt’s Dabaa nuclear power plant.

Putin drew attention to the fact that new and promising opportunities for building up fruitful cooperation were opening up in connection with Egypt’s accession to BRICS. He recalled that from the very beginning Russia had sincerely supported the Egyptian side’s wish to become a full-fledged member of this association.

“During Russia’s BRICS presidency this year, we will try to do our best to ensure that Egypt is effectively integrated into the work of the association. We are planning more than 200 BRICS events, and we expect Egyptian representatives to take the most active part in them,” Putin said.

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