Minister of Transportation Hesham Arafat during his meeting with parliamentarians - File Photo Minister of Transportation Hesham Arafat during his meeting with parliamentarians - File Photo

Transport Min. renews confirmation not to privatize railways

By: MENA
Wed, Sep. 20, 2017
CAIRO- 20 September 2017: The Cabinet agreed during a meeting on Wednesday under Prime Minister Sherif Ismail an amendment to some articles related to the Egyptian National Railways.

In a press conference, Transport Minister Hesham Arafat said in a statement that the Cabinet renewed its confirmation not to privatize the railways pointing out that the amendment allows the private sector to share in providing service management to improve the service system in the authority.

Arafat described the amendment as important as there is great overload on the Egyptian railways.

He added also that deterrent penalties are imposed on any encroachments on the authority's properties.
 
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