Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed on Friday that the state is working on constructing parallel roads to the Ring Road to ensure easy movement of citizens.
That is in the section lying in Giza.
The transport minister revealed new plans on microbuses using the Ring Road.
Minister Kamel al-Wazie had stated last week that crowdedness on the Ring Road would be eliminated in 2022.
The value of the budget that has been allocated to the rehabilitation of the railway sector is LE200 billion.
Chairman of the Roads and Bridges Authority Hossam El Din Mostafa highlighted the alternative Wednesday.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the government to accelerate the development of the Ring Road connecting together Greater Cairo’s main traffic arteries and roads as per the set timetable.
The president inspected work to develop and expand the axes around the geographic sector of the Cairo International Airport, especially the Autostrad axis.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspected on Friday work for developing and expanding the eastern arch of the Ring Road and its subsidiary axes, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.
“We have insistence to make it compete with international roads,” Al Wazir noted in a TV interview over a phone call.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli instructed Thursday allocating LE500 million as compensations to owners of buildings being demolished to expand the Ring Road.
Hundreds will be compensated.
The buses will be either electric or powered by gas, and will be operated in a specific lane.
The collision led to car fires, but there are no deaths reported, according to the Ministry of Health.
Wazir’s marks came in his phone call with"Al-Hekaya" program on Sunday.
Security forces on Sunday managed to destroy a car bomb before hitting a security checkpoint south of Arish, North Sinai, security sources said.
The new regional ring road will be completed early next year, Chairman of the Roads and Bridges Authority Adel Turk revealed on Wednesday.