Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly affirmed on Thursday the government's keenness on following up security measures meant to ensure the safety of ports, protect national borders and fight the smuggling of goods.
He stressed the necessity of coordination between all bodies concerned to ascertain that such measures are being carried out in line with the set timetable.
Madbouly was addressing a meeting grouping the ministers of supply, planning, tourism, finance, civil aviation, agriculture, communication, trade and transport.
Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and senior officials of governmental bodies concerned, were present at the meeting as well.
The meeting reviewed needed requirements to promote the level of security at ports during the two stages of examining containers and luggage.