Port Said Airport is to be partially inaugurated in February after modernisation works. The airport is vital for the coastal city, to sustain its industrial expansion plans, said Minister of Civil Aviation Ahmed Shafiq during a visit to the site.
The visit also aimed to support National Democratic Party candidate and Minister of International Cooperation Fayza Abul Naga, and included also the governor of the Egyptian Central Bank, Farouq Al-Oqda.
Port Said, on the Mediterranean Sea, is one of the best placed cities in the country, according to human development indicators. East Port Said investment area aims to be the lead industrial region in Egypt, annexed to a private sector container port.