Ministry of Transportation

Transportation ministry to fully operate from New Administrative Capital starting from March

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 04:32 GMT

The Minister explained that some employees have been working from the ministry’s new administrative capital headquarter since October 2022.

Egyptian Parliament accuses Transportation Ministry of corruption on Talgo deal

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:14 GMT

This came during a hearing session which included discussions about issues regarding ground, maritime and transportation, establishing new roads, in addition to developing railways and underground trains.

In Pics: Ministry of Transport renews site of Ramses train fire

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 09:46 GMT

The Ministry of Transport completed the renovation of the fire site in Ramses Railway Station and repaired the pavement damaged by the fire.

Transport minister, AOI chairman discuss railway cooperation

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 09:37 GMT

Wazir and Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization conferred Tuesday on efforts to support joint cooperation in the railway sector.

Kamel el Wazir sworn in as transport minister

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 12:31 GMT

Kamel el Wazir took on Monday the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the country's new transport minister.

Sisi nominates Kamel Wazir to assume Transport Ministry

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Sisi has nominated Maj. Gen. Kamel el Wazir, the chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, to take up the transport portfolio.

Details of high-speed railway lines plan in Egypt

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The network includes three lines that will be executed in order of priority.

Egypt to construct first high-speed railway within 30 months

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 12:24 GMT

Deputy Minister of Transportation said the ministry set March 15 to submit technical and financial offers for the implementation of the first a high-speed railway.

Egypt elected chair of Council of Arab Transport Ministers 2019-2020 executive bureau

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt has unanimously won the chairmanship of the executive bureau of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers 2019-2020.

Govt. denies intention to privatize railways

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 11:42 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation denied the intention to privatize the railway facilities

Metro subscription for cancer patients reduced, includes utilities: Min

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 12:38 GMT

The decision is meant to ease the financial burdens of cancer patients, Abdel Hady said.

Revenues of APA EGP 4.803 billion in 2018-2019

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 01:27 GMT

Transport Minister said that the revenues of the Alexandria Port Authority (APA) in 2018-2019 reached EGP 4.803 billion in comparison witho EGP 2.458 billion in 2017-2018.

Millions of euros allocated to improve Cairo Metro network

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 03:43 GMT

President Sisi approved a €100 million deal between Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Building (EBRD).

Italian minister calls for sanctions on Malta over migrants

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 02:23 GMT

Toninelli on Sunday called for sanctions against Malta, accusing it of not rescuing migrant boats in the Mediterranean and leaving the burden to Italy.

Egypt seeks upgrading railway signalling

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Arafat on Tuesday had talks with a delegation of the French Alstom company which is entrusted with upgrading the railway signalling at Beni Suef-Assuit line.

132,000 tourists used Egyptian ports in 2017

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 09:51 GMT

According to a report issued by the Maritime Transport Section, Ministry of Transportation.

88 lawyers referred to trial for causing financial losses at Railway Authority

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 - 08:11 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation referred 88 lawyers to disciplinary trial over charges of causing losses of billions of pounds for the Egyptian Railway Authority.

Transport min. probes with UKEF head means of enhancing joint coop.

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 - 02:52 GMT

Transport Minister discussed with Chief Executive of UK Export Finance means of prompting joint cooperation in various fields of transportation.

Understanding debate over Uber, Careem

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 05:18 GMT

The two companies have appealed the court’s verdict, meaning that Egypt's Higher Administrative Court will look at the case.

Careem denies halting services, says temporary technical problem

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 08:13 GMT

The popular ride-sharing company Careem denied in an official statement the halting of its mobile application, explaining that it was a temporary technical error.