Kamel al Wazir
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.
The PM emphasized the importance of maximizing transit trade in Egypt, capitalizing on the nation's current ports and strategic positioning
The first line will extend for a length of 660 km, between Ain Sokhna, passing through El-Alamein city, and then Marsa Matrouh.
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.
Worth LE 360 billion, the electric rail line should extend over 1,750 kilometers, Wazir said.
The Minister of Transport emphasized the depth of relations between Egypt and France.
Sisi has nominated Maj. Gen. Kamel el Wazir, the chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, to take up the transport portfolio.