Electricity ministry gets EGP 500 million annually from cleaning fees

The Ministry of Electricity gets EGP 500 million annually from the cleaning fees it collects in the electricity bill, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said.

Shaker said that in light of the new cleaning system the amount will increase 4 or 5 times to reach to EGP 2.3 billion from houses and shops.

The amount needed to fund the new cleaning system is EGP 7.7 billion.

This came during a meeting of the local administration committee on Thursday to debate interpellations and recommendations of the committee on cleaning in the presence of Environment Minister Yasmin Fouad.

Source: State Information Service Egypt