Kamel al Wazir

Egypt plans $50M logistics zone in Safaga to boost trade connectivity

Mon, 15 Jan 2024 - 02:56 GMT

The zone will serve as a central hub for the collection and unloading of goods to and from the high-speed train, effectively linking the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea ports

Red Sea Port Authority, AD ports sign $3M agreement to operate 3 cruise terminals

Mon, 08 Jan 2024 - 12:16 GMT

The primary objective of this agreement is to introduce new and improved services, enhance accessibility for cruise operators, and expand the range of itineraries available

DACT enter a global partnership to secure funding for Damietta’s 2nd cargo terminal

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 03:48 GMT

The financing package includes $125 million from the EBRD, $120 million from the IFC, $100 million from the AIIB, $60 million from the DEG, and $50 million from Proparco

South Korea, Egypt partner to develop economic zone in Gargoub

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 02:21 GMT

Gargoub Port Company will have the responsibility of equipping, managing, operating, and maintaining the Gargoub seaport, including its docks and infrastructure

Transport Minister witnesses agreement between ENR, Orascom Construction, Thales

Sun, 03 Sep 2023 - 01:52 GMT

The development of the railway signal systems will minimize the duration between trains, and boosting the capacity of the network by increasing the number of trips per day.

Madbouly, Transportation Minister review progress on port projects to boost transit trade

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 12:53 GMT

The PM emphasized the importance of maximizing transit trade in Egypt, capitalizing on the nation's current ports and strategic positioning

High-speed electric train project to be inaugurated in 2024: Ministry of Transport

Mon, 14 Aug 2023 - 03:01 GMT

The first line will extend for a length of 660 km, between Ain Sokhna, passing through El-Alamein city, and then Marsa Matrouh.

Qatar is interested to manage and operate Egypt’s Cairo Ring BRT system

Tue, 16 May 2023 - 02:11 GMT

Kamel El Wazir, the Egyptian Minister of Transport, met with Jassim bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, the Qatari Minister of Transport, to discuss cooperation across the transport sector.

Transport minister says express electric train to link all Egyptian governorates

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 03:03 GMT

Worth LE 360 billion, the electric rail line should extend over 1,750 kilometers, Wazir said.

Egypt, France mull boosting transport cooperation

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The Minister of Transport emphasized the depth of relations between Egypt and France.

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.