Egypt: Officials Discuss Suez Canal Development

Two days ago, the ministers of housing, transport, investment and industry held a meeting to examine executive steps and timeframes for a national project – the development of the Suez Canal zone.

Tariq Wafiq, the Housing and Urban Communities Minister, stated: “The project will include the development of Port Said and East Port Said, Ismailia, Al-Amal region and the “technology valley” and new and central Ismailia in addition to the northeast Gulf of Suez and the El-Ein El-Sukhna port and airport.”

“We will establish different kinds of industrial complexes and central pivotal ports to boost trade and realize comprehensive development,” said Hatem Saleh, the Minister of Industry.


Dredging Today Staff, September 4, 2012