Egypt’s Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and his accompanying delegation have shortly arrived in Egypt after attending the signing ceremony for the construction of Stiegler's Gorge dam in Tanzania. The Egyptian Premier Madbouly and President John Magufuli on Wednesday attended the signing ceremony of an agreement on setting up a dam on the Basin of Rufiji River in Tanzania.
Stiegler's Gorge dam will be constructed by the Egyptian Arab Contractors Company at a total cost of $2.9 billion.
Attending the signing ceremony were Egyptian Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Minister of Irrigation Mohammed Abdel Aaty along with several top ranking Tanzanian officials.
The project includes setting up a major concrete dam for storing water required to generate power along with four other dams bringing the total quantities of stored water to 33 billion cubic meters.