The petroleum minister expressed admiration for the ongoing progress and advancements achieved by the Nubian Mining Company in Um Rus.

Engineer Tarek El-Molla, the Minister of Petroleum of Egypt, paid a visit to the exploratory site located in the Um-Rus area, which is operated by the Nubian Mining Company. The purpose of the visit was to personally oversee the progress of the exploratory work. The Minister commended the significant advancements made during the visit and expressed his satisfaction with the excellent results achieved thus far. Additionally, as part of the visit, Engineer Tarek El-Molla inaugurated the ISK laboratory, a valued partner in their successful endeavors. Notably, the ISK laboratory holds the distinction of being the sole Egyptian laboratory to be accredited by the National Accreditation Council in accordance with the international standard ISO/ISE 17025 for analyzing gold ores and associated metals.