Minister of Energy Wa'il Sabri said the Jordanian Government had
recently reviewed with the Saudi Government the possibility of setting
up a joint electricity grid that links Jordan and the Kingdom of Saudi
In a statement to SPA, the Jordanian
Minister said the project aims at linking the Jordanian Electric
Network with Saudi electric cables via the Jordanian city of Aqaba,
with a view to linking the electricity networks of the Arab Gulf
States with Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
It will constitute a ring in the
proposed electricity grid project that links the Arab Maghreb states
with the Arab countries to the east, he said. He added that this
project offers the prospect of excellent electricity services.