CAIRO: Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf al-Araby said Monday that during the current fiscal year 334,100 housing units of the targeted 800,000 (41.7 percent) are currently endowed with a connection to the natural gas grid.
According to Araby the Giza governorate has acquired the largest share with 89,643housing units that have been connected to natural gas network, while Cairo governorate comes second with 69,787.
Alexandria governorate includes 32,986 housing units connected to the gas network. The numbers for the other governorates are: 52,172 in Qalyubia, 4744 in Port Said, 7135 in Gharbia, 2641 in Menoufia, 4353 in Dakahlia, 4226 in Qena and 89 in Luxor.
Originally published in Youm7.