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Sisi lauds Egyptian water conservation programs as Nile dam progresses

Ethiopia plans to proceed with the third-stage filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the coming weeks.

At the first Africa Health ExCon, which kicked off in Cairo on June 5, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi recently stated that his country is not in conflict with other African countries over its share of the Nile water. Sisi noted that his country's historical share, an estimated 55 billion cubic meters, has been unchanged over the years.

Sisi said, “Despite our population increase, we have not engaged in any conflict with our African brothers to increase this share. Instead, we worked to expand our water resources and save every drop.” 

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