On November 17, 1869, the Suez Canal was opened to global navigation, a day after the legendary opening was attended by a number of the most important personalities in the world, led by Empress Eugenie, Empress of France.
Under Secretary Slavonic met key Egyptian defense officials, including the Commander of the Navy, to discuss U.S. support for Egypt’s efforts to monitor and secure its extensive coastline and combat smuggling, trafficking, and piracy.
They also tackled investment opportunities and challenges facing investors, as well as national projects implemented in the governorate.
The launching ceremony, held at Krimpen shipyard of the Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC, was attended by the company’s CEO Gerben Eggink and Egyptian Ambassador to the Netherlands Hatem Abdel Gawad.
The HMM ST PETERSBURG was built earlier this year and is sailing under the flag of Panama.
He hailed the projects carried out by the Arab Contractors Company in the Middle East and Africa as well as joint projects topped by Port Said tunnels and the Suez Canal international museum.
New Ismailia's location near the Suez Canal axis gives it a bright future, and the state plans to also establish New Port Said and New Suez, head of Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie has said.
The valiant army of Egypt was not only content with the victory, crossing the Suez Canal, and storming the impregnable Bar Lev Line, but they also captured dozens of Zionist soldiers.
The state has spent around L.E.180 billion on the development of Sinai over six years, head of the Central Agency for Reconstruction told the Egyptian T.V. Monday.
The swimmers are accompanied by Captain Walaa Hafez, the Guinness World Record champion, to mark the International Day of Peace.
The two sides reviewed the recent developments of cooperation and projects for upgrading the economic zone, said Zaki in a statement issued by SCZone.
Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie revealed in a phone-in Monday a number of figures.
The projects are constructed within a strategy to increase Egypt's water resources, and secure water for irrigation.
The number of ships transiting the Suez Canal increased to 19.300 ships over the year 2019/2020, compared to 18.500 ships that crossed the canal during 2018/2019, the Cabinet statement said.
In a statement on Thursday, the SCZone said the visit tackled the technical support presented to improve the level of services.
In a statement released Sunday, Rabie pointed out that the decisions are in fulfillment of the instructions of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Rabie added that the canal’s revenues during the first eight months of 2020 hit $3.3 billion, through crossing 11,250 ships, with a total net tonnage of 693 million tons.
The decision to restore and place the De Lesseps statue in Port Said has sparked outrage among a large segment of Egyptians.
The products of the project, which has an estimated investment cost of 2.6 billion dollars, will be dedicated to exports.
The infrastructure developed at the SCZone has indeed helped lure investments, but the matter requires more billions of pounds to complete the infrastructure, he said.