Salem said that three people were injured in the attack, including a Ukrainian mother and son, and an Egyptian tour guide, stressing that their condition is stable.
The state of emergency was extended by a Presidential Decree No.596 for the Year 2020.
New Ismailia's location near the Suez Canal axis gives it a bright future, and the state plans to also establish New Port Said and New Suez, head of Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie has said.
The Egyptian government has paid great attention to developing Sinai over the past years, which was reflected in billions of pounds tapped in investments to boost the peninsula.
The state has spent around L.E.180 billion on the development of Sinai over six years, head of the Central Agency for Reconstruction told the Egyptian T.V. Monday.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday has urged coordination among state bodies to make sure the project translated as “the Great Transfiguration over the Land of Peace” in Sinai
The gold tier will be given to officers while the silver tier will be given to non-commissioned officers.
Sisi was posted on efforts exerted by the different government bodies to improve the infrastructure, which is key to achieving development in those areas, Rady added.
Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki praised fighters of the Second Field Army in liberating Sinai from terrorism, and securing Suez Canal waterway.
The two officials also discussed projects for protection against flood dangers in the governorate at a cost of 927.5 million pounds.
Abdel Dayem: Sinai is one of the prominent symbols of the Egyptian identity, and its land carries a distinct cultural heritage.
The projects are constructed within a strategy to increase Egypt's water resources, and secure water for irrigation.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met on Sunday with a number of ministers to follow up on the developmental projects that are underway in north and middle Sinai.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with ministers of agriculture and military production.
Egyptian Religious Endowments Minister Mohamed Mokhtar has commended efforts by the country’s Armed Forces in fighting terrorism and foiling a recent attack North Sinai.
Yasser Othman stated that cultural entities in Egypt must celebrate the death anniversary of Egypt’s Thunder Bolt hero Ahmed el-Mansi.
The terror elements planed to carry out terror attacks in Eid El Fitr taking place on May 24-26.
In press statements, Shosha said 154 tons of garbage are daily removed from the governorate's villages and cities.
A statement issued by the Saudi Foreign Ministry Friday expressed condolences to the families of the martyrs and wished a speedy recovery to the wounded.
Late Colonel Ahmed Mansi martyred on July 7, 2017 in an attack on an ambush in Al Barth village located in North Sinai.