Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli at the Press Conference
CAIRO - 26 February 2023: Over the past 8 years, Egypt has established 5 new tunnels in Sinai, in addition to the Martyr Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel; to facilitate traffic for citizens, the Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli stated.
The Prime Minister added, during the line-up of the equipment participating in the implementation of the state plan for the development and reconstruction of Sinai, Sunday, that the movement in Sinai has become largely going on 24 hours, and the movement has become no more than 15 minutes between east and west, thanks to the tunnels.
Madbouli explained that the government has established various logistical services around this area, and that seven bridges have been established at about LE 1 billion, all of which are named after the righteous martyrs.
He reviewed a comparison between the size of roads in 2014 and now, explaining that the road network did not exceed two lanes, and currently there is a large network of roads linking North and South Sinai and the branch.
The premier said that these are the main axes of the development process that will suffice the region for the next 50 years, and every two directions have at least 3 lanes, and every road is at the highest level to ensure the speed, efficiency and safety of traffic on this network.