President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met on Thursday with Dr Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister and Eng. Tariq Al Mulla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
Ambassador Bassam Rady, spokesman for the presidency, said that the meeting addressed the strategic aspects of the oil sector and the most prominent accomplishments of it over the last period.
President El-Sisi taught to modernize and develop this sector and pay more attention to projects of infrastructure.
He also ordered to encourage exploration of natural gas and oil in the Red Sea Governorate to attain sustainable development in Egypt.