The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced that Jazirat El Hamoudi village in Qena has been supplied with natural gas for the first time as part of efforts to connect rural areas to natural gas grid within the framework of the Haya Karima (Decent Life) initiative.
The first natural gas flame was lit in the village by Modern Gas company after pumping the gas to it, bringing the number of villages that the Haya Karima initiative has helped in Qena to 24.
Other villages will be connected once sanitation projects are complete. Modern Gas urged village residents to accelerate connecting natural gas to their housing units, noting that they can benefit from these services.
Mohamed Hassan, Chairman of Modern Gas, pointed out that the natural gas connection project in El Hamoudi village will support 450 housing units.