Dr. Ayman Hamzah, spokesman for the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, said that citizens who have a special receipt for the practice “an electrical current theft record” are transferred from the practice system to the code meter system, pointing out that the code meter differs from the normal meter in the method of installation and the person’s name is replaced with a Code number does not even legalize the status of the condominium.
Hamza added, during a telephone intervention on the program “Good Morning, Egypt”, which is broadcast on first Egyptian channel, that there is a strong turnout by citizens to convert to the code counter system and on the first day of receiving requests, the site visited about more than 60 thousand visitors and submitted requests About 4 thousand requests. Once the required papers and documents are sent, the application is accepted, and the citizen is given a number for the application so that he can follow up after that.
He continued, that the aim of the platform is to facilitate the provision of service to citizens for the code system and one of the general procedures that the government seeks is digital transformation and this is not the first step that the Ministry of Electricity and renewable energy has taken, and there are many steps that concern consumption and citizens and how to deal with them.
He stressed, that with the beginning of this month, special applications were launched to charge prepaid meter cards via a mobile phone, and this is a series of digital transformation steps in addition to the fact that most of the companies which were requested and sent requests to , are the North and South Cairo companies.