Engineer/ Mohamed Ahmed Morsi, Minister of State for Military Production, met with Mr Robert Valk, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Green Tech Egypt” and his accompanying delegation to discuss developments of cooperation existing in the field of establishing and operating waste-to-energy plants in cooperation with the Ministries of Environment and Local Development and the Arab Organization for Industrialization at the headquarters of the Ministry of Military Production.
During the meeting, Minister “Morsi” affirmed the interest of the country’s political leadership in rapidly implementing the strategy of converting municipal solid waste into energy and explained that priority governorates had been identified for implementing the system, adding that the Ministry of Military Production seeks to employ all the manufacturing, technological and human capabilities available to it to participate in the implementation of the system. Optimally managing solid and municipal waste makes maximum use of waste generated daily and transforms waste in Egypt into smart energy solutions.
For his part, “Robert Valk”, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Green Tech Egypt”, reviewed the feasibility study that the company implemented for the sites (Shubramant and Abu Rawash) in preparation for the start of the implementation of the project, as well as the executive steps for establishing a joint-stock company to establish and operate factories that convert waste into electrical energy within the framework of Protocol signed between the Ministry of Military Production and “Green Tech” in October of this year.
For his part, the media advisor to the Minister of State for Military Production and the official spokesperson of the ministry / Mohamed Eid Bakr, stated that this meeting comes within a series of existing meetings to follow up the implementation of the project of converting municipal solid waste into energy, indicating that this project will achieve a great economic and environmental return for the state.