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Tuesday, 28 August 2018

What we’re tracking this week and beyond

As many as 16 of the nation’s 27 governors will be replaced in a shuffle expected to take place this week. The announcement of the shuffle has been postponed multiple times since since June.

El Sisi in China next month: The president is expected to visit Beijing next month, at which time he will sign cooperation agreements in the education, transport, and housing sectors, according to a Cabinet statement.

Final contracts for Hamrawein coal power plant to be signed during El Sisi’s trip: The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) is expected to sign the final contracts for the USD 4.4 bn, 6 GW Hamrawein “clean coal” power plant during the president’s Beijing visit. The plant is being built by a consortium that includes China’s Shanghai Electric and Dong Fang and Egypt’s Hassan Allam.

The House of Representatives is in recess until October.

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