Minister of Transportation
The project is part of the Transport Ministry's efforts to expand its environmentally-friendly green transport network.
Worth LE 360 billion, the electric rail line should extend over 1,750 kilometers, Wazir said.
Abdel-Latif was detained upon an arrest warrant and is currently being questioned by the investigation authorities, the source added.
The Minister of Transport emphasized the depth of relations between Egypt and France.
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.
This zone should be the biggest in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Wazir stressed on Sunday that the comprehensive plan of developing Egyptian harbors will turn Egypt into a global hub for trade and logistics.
Transport Ministry will work on implementing all projects of monorail and electric trains, with a view to providing distinguished services for passengers.
Hyundai Rotem had previously supplied the authority with 20 trains.
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.
A group of young artists known as “Mobdeoon” have painted the walls of the Opera metro station to represent the solar system.
Minister of Transportation Hisham Arafat and Canal Authority chairman Mohab Mamesh will travel Sunday to Germany to present investment opportunities in the SCZone.
Egyptian PM Sherif Ismail urged activating the law to regulate the services of ride-hailing applications such as UBER and Careem.
The authority registered LE 162.2 million in May, up from LE 148.8 million in the corresponding month last year.
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.
The local component of 100 new multi-use locomotives, to be supplied by United States’ General Electric (GE).