Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed el Assar attended the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the National Authority for Military Production and the Proton Technologies consortium on cooperation for manufacturing systems of pipelines that are used in setting up nuclear stations.
The consortium groups the Russian Tubes 2000 company and the Spanish Tubacex company, said Assar in press statements.
Under the deal, both sides will cooperate in joint manufacturing of some components needed for making the pipelines systems that will be used while implementing Dabaa nuclear station, he added.
The deal comes within the framework of keenness by the Military Production Ministry to support all sustainable development efforts in all domains in Egypt, he said, adding that his ministry welcomes cooperation with any party for implementing development and national projects in Egypt.
Tubacex CEO Jesus Esmoris said that the consortium will present to the authority an integrated feasibility study about the project.
He added that the consortium is keen on participating with the Egyptian side in this project.
Also, CEO of Tubes 2000 Aleksey Gorokhov said that Egypt is witnessing marked development in the industrial sector, a state of affairs that led the consortium to participate in the Dabaa project through offering its experience and technology on this score