The signing took place during the first ministerial meeting on the preparation of feasibility studies of the second phase of the Vic-Med Project, aimed at linking Lake Victoria with the Mediterranean through a maritime route.
He added that an Egyptian-Sudanese committee has been formed to survey the land and determine the land route of the road, to reach the rest of the West African countries.
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry expressed, its sincere condolences to Tanzania over the victims of a plane crash in Lake Victoria during its attempt to land at Bukoba Airport in northwest Tanzania, which resulted in dozens of victims and injured.
A promotional session for Lake Victoria-Mediterranean Sea navigation line-linking project was held on the sidelines of the Egyptian first Cairo Water Week on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria
It has been estimated that the final cost of the feasibility study of the project could reach $10 million.
Ambassador Abu Bakr Hefny said on Tuesday that Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia are collaborating, affirming the establishment of a fund to finance joint projects.
When I was entering Kenya from the dirt roads around Mt Elgon National Park, a big and diverse country was unfolding in front of my eyes