A screenshot of Chairman of Armed Forces Engineering Authority Kamel al- Wazir during his Speech
CAIRO, March 10 (MENA) - President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has nominated Maj. Gen. Kamel el Wazir, the chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, to take up the transport portfolio.
Speaking during an educational symposium of the Armed Forces Sunday, Sisi said an approval by the House of Representatives is needed before Wazir could officially assume the post.
Wazir will be expected to upgrade the railway sector to be as good as new by June 30, 2020, the president further said.
The minister-to-be will have full support from all bodies concerned, atop of which the Armed Forces, Sisi stressed.
Wazir thanked the president for his trust and promised to work hard to upgrade the railway authority.