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Saudi electricity minister attends Cairo meeting

Minister of Industry and Electricity Dr. Hashim Bin Abdullah Yamani is attending the Ninth Session of the Executive Council of Arab Ministers of Electricity that opened today in Cairo. On the agenda is discussion of projects for linking power grids among Arab countries, and of ways to support the Arab free-trade zone, in particular to facilitate the importation of equipment. Also to be discussed are exchanges of experiences and training, and the establishment of an information network on electricity.