Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inspected on Friday the work progress at a number of road projects in east Cairo, said Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady.
The tour included the Adly Mansour Central Interchange Station- which includes stations for a third metro line, electric trains, railway trains as well as modern mass transport busses, and a maintenance centre for metro's carriages and tractors.
During the tour, El-Sisi demanded the officials who in charge of these projects to stick to the determined timetables and technical specifications (Photo courtesy of the presidential spokesman official Facebook page)
The station is considered the largest of its kind in the Middle East and Africa, the presidential spokesperson added.
The President also inspected the Adly Mansour axis, which comprises 16 traffic lanes along with 11 bridges for vehicles and pedestrians.
The axis integrates with the roads’ network of Ismailia desert road, Belbeis and East Cairo roads, Rady added.
It is also connected to the Mohamed Al-Assar axis to reach the western and northern part of Cairo, through the axes of Shoubra-Benha, Long Live Egypt, and Dabaa, in addition to Alexandria Desert Road.
El-Sisi met with a number of citizens during his tour and congratulated them on the holy month of Ramadan (Photo courtesy of the presidential spokesman official Facebook page
El-Sisi demanded the officials - in charge of these projects - to stick to the determined timetables as well as the highest technical and engineering specifications, the statement added.