The annual expenses of the metro before the increase amount to L.E. 8 billion, while its income is estimated at L.E. 4 billion only.
Minister of Transport Kamel el Wazeri reviewed workflow at the third phase of an under-construction national project for roads including 17 projects at a total construction cost worth EGP 35 billion.
A new transport entity has been formed after merging three companies to support Egyptian products and promote foreign trade, in cooperation with the private sector.
A total of 5,000 medical masks are distributed daily to all workers.
The Ministry of Transport began sanitizing and disinfect the railways and the metro networks as means to counter coronavirus, as well as setting a plan to reduce crowding at these facilities.
Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Wednesday met Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth on the sidelines of their participation in the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Sweden.
World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.
The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.
Wazir discussed in London with major UK companies the infrastructure and investment opportunities in the transport field.
Cairo launched Tuesday a trial operation of its first electric bus, as a prelude to deploy more buses into service at the public transport sector, along with natural-gas powered buses in the governorate.
Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir said the entry of the private sector in the rail freight transport is essential to maximize the revenues of the Egyptian National Railways and ease traffic burden on roads.
The ministry has directed to provide special services to passengers, and maintain the beautiful outlook of the station as one of the oldest railway stations in the world.
Thirty-five complaints had been raised by citizens even before the cut took place.
Wazir said that several projects that were not listed on the agenda of the government were implemented during the past period due to the pressing need for them.
A security delegation from the UK Department for Transport will check security measures at Cairo International Airport (CIA) next week.
2018 was a crucial year for continental integration. Africa is setting up its infrastructure from scratch
“The hosting of the STC meeting will be a great honour for Egypt as it reflects the leadership role the country.”
Kamel el-Wazir took on Monday the constitutional oath as the new transport minister succeeding Hisham Arafat who resigned after the deadly Ramsis train crash.
Egypt’s Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat said during a Parliamentary session Sunday that Egypt is looking forward to develop joint projects with African countries, including a land road between Cairo and Cape Town.
The parade also comes ahead of an international education forum, which will be hosted by the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT).