Minister of Transport

In pics: Egypt receives 3rd, 4th Talgo Spanish trains at Alexandria Port

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir announced Monday, the arrival of the third and fourth Talgo Spanish trains to Alexandria Port.

Government is working on developing all sectors equally, not just transportation: Sisi

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi inaugurated on Monday Al Ta’amier axis in Alexandria governorate along with other national projects

Ministers of transport, petroleum confer on latest developments of renovation project of Qena/Safaga/Abu Tartour

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 01:28 GMT

both ministers reviewed the latest developments on the economic visibility study of the project which will be completed by the end of May.

Egypt to implement multi-purpose plant in Safaga Port worth $500M

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 03:01 GMT

This came during the participation of the Egyptian minister of transport in the UK-African Investment Forum held in the British capital, London.

Int’l consortium presents proposal to establish dry port in 10th of Ramadan

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 03:15 GMT

The minister of transport said the establishment of a dry port with an attached logistics center aims to facilitate the movement of trade and services in the industrial areas in 10th of Ramadan, Badr, Ain Sokhna and East Port Said.

Transport min, Siemens delegation probe upgrading Banha-Port Said railway line

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 11:55 GMT

The railway system will be provided with advanced technology for signalling, level-crossings and communications and the number of wagons and passengers on this route will be increased.

Two-way Safaga/Marsa Alam road costs LE1.5B: Minister

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 01:32 GMT

Arafat said the project aims at easing traffic to tourist development areas and limiting the occurrence of accidents on the road.

Transport min., AfDB manager discuss boosting bilateral cooperation

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 02:16 GMT

During the meeting, Arafat reviewed available investment and funding opportunities in the transportation sector, which is witnessing a quantum leap in the current phase.

Egypt, Sudan tackle boosting transport cooperation

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 02:04 GMT

The get-together tackled the importance of activating linkage between the two countries through railways. They also agreed on holding a joint technical committee in Khartoum.

Egypt inks metro trains deal with South Korea worth €243M

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 11:17 GMT

Minister of Transport Hesham Arafat said the contract is for 76 months between the National Authority for Tunnels and the Korean company Hyundai Rotemm.

Authority of Land, Dry Ports achieves surplus of LE129M in 2017/18

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 10:08 GMT

The authority executed 93 percent of its investment plan during last fiscal year, with a total of LE 155 million.

Conglomerates qualified for establishing Egypt's first dry port selected

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 01:46 GMT

Examining the documents of all companies, the ministry chose the most qualified companies, the Minister said in a statement on Wednesday.

Transport min. discusses training program with Chinese delegation

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 10:13 GMT

The trainees should attend two years of the course in China and the third year in Egypt, according to a statement by the Transport Ministry.

Zamalek’s metro to reduce congestion by 18K cars: Minister

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 01:39 GMT

The project of establishing a metro stop in Cairo’s upscale Zamalek district will help reduce the number of vehicles in the area by 18,000, including 8,000 buses

Transport Ministry to contract with French RATP to operate metro

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 12:40 GMT

Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat announced on Saturday the ministry’s decision to contract with French underground metro operator RATP to operate and maintain

Minister of Transport checks Giza railway station for Eid al-Adha

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 09:07 GMT

Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat unexpectedly visited Giza Railway Station on Thursday to verify train movement regularity before Eid al-Adha.

Egypt to re-introduce railway of Abu Tartur at LE 7B

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 05:10 GMT

The Ministry of Transport is working on the re- introduction of the 700 kilometers railway of Abu Tartur area at a total cost of LE 7 billion ($300 million).