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Government allots LE71 bn to develop sea ports: Minister

Government allots LE71 bn to develop sea ports: Minister

Cairo:  Developing ports becomes top priority to the government.

Dr Hesahm Arafat، Minister of Transportation revealed that there is a plan of developing the sea ports affiliated to his ministry and ones under the Economic Authority of the Suez Canal.

He pointed out that this program costs at least EGP 71.156 billion.

The minister affirmed that ports of Alexandria، Damietta and ports of the Reds Sea will be developed in the near future.

He pointed out that railways will be extended to sea ports to transferee more goods into and out those ports.

It is worth to mention that Egypt has thousand kilometers of coasts look over the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Source: Sada Elbalad

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