Wadi Halfa


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Wadi Halfa

(ˈwɒdɪ ˈhælfə)
n
(Placename) a town in the N Sudan that was partly submerged by Lake Nasser: an important archaeological site
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She pointed out that the extension of the transfers of Tushka substation has been completed in cooperation with German Siemens in order to implement a double aerial line 'Tushka circle (2)' in Wadi Halfa with a capacity of 220kV.
During February 2019, Egypt announced that he extension of Toshky transmission plant, which is a double circuit transmission line stretching over 170 kilometers with a capacity of 220/66 kV, has been established and linked with Sudan's Wadi Halfa in collaboration with Siemens.
The meeting has decided to agree on the development of the partnership agreement concluded between the two countries in 1975, and to work out a plan to develop the authority and modernize the fleet working in the shipping line between High Dam and Wadi Halfa ports.
According to Abdel-Marouf, the meeting reached understandings on strengthening security and intelligence cooperation besides deploying contacts officers in Wadi Halfa and Aswan to control any breaches on the borders.
KHARTOUM, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- At least 13 people were killed in a heat wave in the city of Wadi Halfa northern Sudan, as the temperature had reached 48 C in morning times..
In the 20th century, the Nile's annual flood began to witness gradual reductions in level when first the Aswan Dam, and then finally the High Dam in the 1960s, were constructed with the flood ceasing after the vast High Dam Lake extending 500 kilometres to Wadi Halfa in Sudan filled and the level of the Nile in Egypt was artificially controlled.
Le gouverneur d'Assouan Moustafa El Sayed n'a pas manque de mettre l'accent sur l'importance du troncon Wadi Halfa - Occhett - Qustul en tant que premiere route terrestre reliant le Soudan a l'Egypte.
Revamping and raising the efficiency of the navigational line along the Nile extending Asswan/ Wadi Halfa. Pre bid meeting is set for 10/30/2012.
Johnson-Davies was born in Canada, grew up in Cairo, Wadi Halfa, Kampala and Kenya and moved to England at the age of 12.
Despite having just one guidebook, they are finding their way without GPS and stumbling across tourist gems quite by chance - such as lazing under palm trees next to an ancient Egyptian temple after lunch.Sudan's attraction was being able to realise the dream of getting off the beaten track, but from Wadi Halfa to Dongola they also witnessed Sudan's march to development on the back of oil profits.
The guide's first half explains the country's historical context, the second half describes the country from the confluence of the Niles at Khartoum, the pyramids of the Nubian desert; the frontier settlement of Wadi Halfa, the railhead town of Atbara, the Red Sea's pristine dive sites, the world's Gum Arabic capital El Obeid, the sugarloaf Taka mountains near Kassala, and the fertile Nuba Mountains.