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Egyptian Radio Show Interview with Dr Ayman Khalil Elsaiy, Chairman of the Egyptian Minerals Resource Authority, Ministry of Petroleum [ 1st November 2017 ]

 

Jerry Guirguis interviews Dr.Ayman Khalil ElSaiy, Chairman of the Egyptian Mineral Resource Authority [ Ministry of Petroleum ], attending the International Mining and Resource Conference [ IMARC ] – held in Melbourne from 30 October  – 2 November 2017.   

 Recorded on Wednesday 1st November 2017 for 96.5FM – Egyptian radio show, English Edition.

 

Hi Ayman, thanks to H.E.Mohamed Fakhry [ Egypt consul general, Melbourne Office ], for facilitating this fantastic opportunity to talk to you, Thanks for giving us your valuable time and being on our 96.5FM – Egyptian radio show, Melbourne Australia.

 

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Q1] Is this your first time in Australia, how do you like our flippant weather ? 

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GOLD is currently mined in Egypt by ;

Centamin [ Central Australian Mines ], mining at Sukari [ 450 miles South-East of Cairo ]

                                                                    ~ with ~ 14 million ounces of gold

 

 

Q2] With more miners coming onboard, what percentage growth to Egypt’s GDP & Total export are you forecasting ?

 

Mining and quarrying contribute 0.4% of it’s GDP, 1.5% of total export

                                Looking at 5% contribution to GDP within 10 years

 

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Egypt has plenty of Natural Gas, Coal, Iron Ore, Phosphate, Kaolin and Tantalite

SOLAR

            Fertilizers to Australia [ DFAT – Department of Foreign And Trade -  fact sheet ]

            Fertilizers companies in Australia : [ Incitec Pivot ,

 

Q3]  Why does Egypt struggle with Electricity demands ?

 

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Uranium          [ Mohsen Ali Mohamadeen [ Head of Nuclear Materials Authority ]

            Cerium,

            Terbium,

            Neodymium

2013 - Egypt discovers large amounts of Uranium

           5 areas in Sinai

2015 - China & Egypt agree to Nuclear co-operation

2016 – Russia & Egypt signed an agreement to build a Nuclear plant in DABAA [ north of Cairo ]

 

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Q5] Will Egypt seek the assistance of Australia with Mining Equipment, Training, Technology & Services ?

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You can listen to the full interview on the following link ;

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12DXG28nJ6fazn5bqcsu475yMJlNDRpaf/view?u...

 

 

 

 

Jerry Guirguis

Presenter

96.5FM - Egyptian radio show

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https://sites.google.com/site/jerryguirguis

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