Transportation minister appoints new chairman for National Authority for Tunnels

Ahram Online , Monday 18 Jul 2022

Minister of Transportation Kamel El-Wazir issued a decision to appoint Sherif Hassan as the acting chairperson of the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), replacing Essam Wali, according to an announcement issued by the ministry.

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El-Wazir also issued a decision to appoint Wali as an adviser to the Minister of Transportation.

According to the statement, the decision to appoint a new chairman for the NAT was taken to “pump new blood” at the managerial level of the authority, especially in the implementation of megaprojects like under-construction metro linesthe Light Rail Train (LRT) or the monorail.

Egypt seeks to complete the subway network in parallel with the implementation of several electric traction projects as part of the country’s efforts to expand the use of sustainable green mass transit networks. 

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