Somalia is seeking the experience of Egypt in the development of natural resources
Saturday – 23 Rabi I 1440 H – 01 December 2018 AD Issue no [
CAIRO: Middle East
Tariq al-Mulla, Egypt's Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources, said Somalia wants to launch its first international oil bid next year, with increased oil exploration opportunities because it has the longest coast in Africa and has sought Egyptian benefits in this area.
"The Somali Minister stressed the urgent need of his country to use Egyptian oil and mining experience and how to hand over the international oil supply," Mullah said during a meeting with Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources Abdul Rashid Mohammed. Next year ».
He added: "There are good prospects (discovery of oilfields), except that they will benefit from the experience of Egyptian oil companies in research and research, the implementation of oil projects, and the urgent need to train Somali personnel in Egyptian training centers to develop and qualify their skills ", pointing out that Egypt will play a key role in the development of Somali natural resources, which will have a significant impact on contributing to the development of Somalia, for the benefit of Somali citizens who have long suffered even the death of civil war, affecting the negative and deteriorating economy of the country.
Al-Mulla stressed that it was agreed to hold a meeting of two countries' officials to discuss areas of cooperation in the oil and mining sector and begin implementing executive measures to boost co-operation and provide all the necessary support to this sector to become a key element of its economy. , Emphasizing Egypt's desire to support African continent countries within the framework of the Egyptian policy constant and promote common co-operation in all areas in order to achieve common interests of African nations.