Egypt to produce electric buses next year: Prime minister

Ahram Online , Wednesday 30 Oct 2019

Mostafa Madbouly
Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly gestures during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt July 17, 2019. REUTERS

Egypt is going to produce electric buses in 2020 to operate in new cities including the New Administrative Capital as well as other major cities across the country, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Wednesday.

In a press conference held on Wednesday, Madbouly said that the Egyptian government has been in contact with more than one international company to draw up plans to produce electric buses and to replace microbuses and minibuses with gas powered minibuses and microbuses in the upcoming period.

The prime minister added that there are plans to replace tuktuks with gas powered cars in cities and governorate

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