Minister of Transportation

Transport min. inspects LRT project in new capital

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 06:14 GMT

The project is part of the Transport Ministry's efforts to expand its environmentally-friendly green transport network.

Transport minister says express electric train to link all Egyptian governorates

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 03:03 GMT

Worth LE 360 billion, the electric rail line should extend over 1,750 kilometers, Wazir said.

Egyptian authorities arrest Muslim Brotherhood-era Minister of Transportation

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 09:06 GMT

Abdel-Latif was detained upon an arrest warrant and is currently being questioned by the investigation authorities, the source added.

Egypt, France mull boosting transport cooperation

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The Minister of Transport emphasized the depth of relations between Egypt and France.

Egypt, Sweden probe cooperation in transport, road safety domains

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 12:09 GMT

Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Wednesday met Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth on the sidelines of their participation in the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Sweden.

Transport minister reviews steps to establish logistics zone in Damietta

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 12:57 GMT

This zone should be the biggest in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Development plan of Egyptian ports to turn Egypt to global trade hub - official

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 - 11:09 GMT

Wazir stressed on Sunday that the comprehensive plan of developing Egyptian harbors will turn Egypt into a global hub for trade and logistics.

Transport min.: We work to develop Egypt’s mass transportation system

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 12:06 GMT

Transport Ministry will work on implementing all projects of monorail and electric trains, with a view to providing distinguished services for passengers.

Hyundai Rotem to supply tunnels authority in Egypt with metro trains

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:46 GMT

Hyundai Rotem had previously supplied the authority with 20 trains.

Regional Ring Road saves LE 800M annually

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 01:21 GMT

Arafat said that the project will be inaugurated soon, adding that it will connect all the main highways in Egypt and help in easing traffic congestion in Cairo.

Egyptian Youth decorate Cairo’s Opera metro station walls

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:10 GMT

A group of young artists known as “Mobdeoon” have painted the walls of the Opera metro station to represent the solar system.

Mamesh, Arafat visit Germany for SCZone investments

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 09:45 GMT

Minister of Transportation Hisham Arafat and Canal Authority chairman Mohab Mamesh will travel Sunday to Germany to present investment opportunities in the SCZone.

PM urges activating law to regulate UBER, Careem services

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 04:47 GMT

Egyptian PM Sherif Ismail urged activating the law to regulate the services of ride-hailing applications such as UBER and Careem.

Railway authority revenues posted 16% increase in June

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 08:56 GMT

The authority registered LE 162.2 million in May, up from LE 148.8 million in the corresponding month last year.

Egypt signs €290M agreement with EBRD for railway sector

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 - 01:28 GMT

Egypt has signed a €290 million ($324 million) agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr said Sunday.

GE deal has 50% local component, first batch to arrive 2018

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 - 10:05 GMT

The local component of 100 new multi-use locomotives, to be supplied by United States’ General Electric (GE).