HC Deb 20 March 1930 vol 236 c2153W

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if it is his intention to approach the present Egyptian Government with regard to obtaining their views as to the construction of the Gebel Aulia dam on the Nile above Khartoum?


Subject to satisfactory arrangements in regard to the payment of compensation and other details, the Egyptian Government are at liberty to proceed with the construction of the Gobel Aulia dam in accordance with the provisions of the Nile Waters Agreement of May, 1929. Whether t/hey will do so or not is entirely a matter for the Egyptian Government to decide.