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Egypt hands over solar power plant to Uganda amid Nile dam crisis

The Egyptian government’s efforts to support its African neighbors have been ongoing as part of the promotion of relations with African countries, amid the ongoing crisis with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
Solar panels are pictured during the inauguration of the Soroti power plant in Soroti district, about 186 miles northeast of the capital, Kampala, Uganda, Dec. 12, 2016.

CAIRO — Egypt has recently handed over a solar power plant to Uganda as part of cooperation efforts between the two countries. 

During the celebrations on the occasion of Uganda’s Independence Day Jan. 25, Egyptian Ambassador to Uganda Ashraf Swailem handed over the Busia solar power station to the Ugandan side. The Egyptian project in Uganda is considered one of the most prominent achievements of the Ugandan government in 2021.

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