Egypt - Urban & Transport

Sisi discusses plans to make Egypt a regional gas hub with Eni CEO

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reviewed on Monday with Italian Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi the company’s plans for the exploration and production of gas in Egypt amid the country’s plans to become a regional energy hub, the Egyptian presidency said.

Car engulfed in New Cairo pit was due to sewage works not landslide: Egypt’s interior ministry

Egypt’s Ministry of Interior stated on Monday night that the car that sank into a pit in New Cairo earlier in the day was due to repairs to the sewage network, denying allegations circulated on social media that it was a result of a landslide.

Suez Canal traffic resumes smoothly; idle MV Glory vessel towed away

Traffic in the Egyptian Suez Canal proceeded normally after the MV Glory vessel that had broken down while transiting the international waterway earlier on Monday was towed away to a nearby maritime park, according to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA).

3 killed, 7 injured as microbus overturns on Qena-Safaga road

Three people were killed and seven injured when a microbus flipped over on Friday morning on Qena-Safaga road south-east of Cairo, authorities said.

Suez Canal Authority named best Arab government institution

Egypt's Suez Canal Authority (SCA) was named as the best Arab government institution in the second edition of the Arab Government Excellence Award.

Egypt needs EGP70 trillion to achieve aspirations of Egyptians for development: Sisi

Egypt needs EGP 70 trillion to achieve the aspirations of Egyptians for decent standards of living, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Thursday while inaugurating several projects under the umbrella of Decent Life initiative in Upper Egypt's Sohag governorate, including Sohag Educational Hospital.

30,000 state employees to be relocated to Egypt's New Administrative Capital by March: Official

Some 30,000 public employees will have been moved to the New Administrative Capital (NAC) by the beginning of March, said Khaled Abbas, the chairman of the state-owned Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) Company.

Egypt's Suez Canal sings MoU with the American Bureau of Shipping to boost green transformation

As part of the its efforts to transition into a green canal, Egypt's Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to provide a cooperation framework in the areas of environmental sustainability and de-carbonisation.

Egypt’s Alamein airport ready to receive regular flights in March: Minister

El-Alamein International Airport will be ready to receive regular flights starting March, according to Egypt’s Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Abbas Helmi.

Egypt signs $301 million loan agreement with Japan to implement fourth metro line

Egypt signed on Tuesday a $301 million loan agreement with Japan as the second tranche of a development financing to fund the first phase of Metro’s Fourth line in Cairo, the Ministry of International Cooperation said.

Suez Canal fund to be overseen by country's bodies, assures President Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi offered assurances on Monday that the proposed Suez Canal investment fund will be overseen by the county's oversight bodies under the charge of a “sovereign apparatus.”

Sisi directs government to intensify oil and natural gas exploration

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi gave his directives on Thursday to intensify exploration of new oil and natural gas areas to achieve optimal economic exploitation of Egypt’s resources and to maximise the added reserves of natural gas to meet both the needs of local markets and exports.

Egypt would never give up sovereignty of Suez Canal or its assets: SCA chairman

Chairman of Egypt's Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie stressed in a press conference on Thursday that “it is not possible" after all what Egyptians have done to build and develop the canal "to give up the sovereignty of the Suez Canal or any of its assets.”

Six killed and two injured in a road accident in Upper Egypt

Six were killed and two injured when a pickup truck collided with a microbus south of Minya on the Cairo-Aswan Agricultural Highway Monday afternoon.

12 workers injured in accident on Sokhna-Katameya road

Twelve workers were injured in a road accident on Sokhna-Katameya road after a microbus rolled over in front of a cement company on Katameya road.

Egypt's PM directs speedy compensation for relocated Warraq island residents

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has urged expediting measures to pay compensations to residents of Warraq island in north Cairo, who will leave their homes due to development work.

Egypt confronting two-fold challenge of creating new jobs and guaranteeing living wages: Sisi

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that Egypt is confronting a two-fold problem since it must not only create jobs for the large number of those entering the labour market every year but also guarantee decent minimum wages to the workforce.

In Photos: Egypt to locally manufacture 100 electric buses for Cairo Ring Road

Egypt will locally manufacture 100 electric buses to operate on the 110-kilometre Ring Road in Greater Cairo as part of the newly introduced eco-friendly Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system.

6 killed, 8 injured in collision on Western Desert Road

Six people were killed and eight others injured when a microbus collided with a pickup truck on the New Valley Road in the Western Desert Road in Upper Egypt's governorate of Luxor on Saturday, the Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.

Two tourists killed, others injured in bus collision in southern Egypt

A tourist bus collided with a truck on a highway in southern Egypt on Thursday morning, killing at least two people, a tourist from China and one from Italy, and injuring five others, including two Egyptians and three foreigners.

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