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Sisi receives German transport minister

Wednesday، 31 October 2018 - 02:32 PM

President Sisi received at his residence on Wednesday 31/10/2018 Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Andreas Scheuer to discuss renovation and development plans and programs in the railway system in Egypt.

President Sisi said Egypt is looking forward to cooperation with the German side and making use of its pioneering expertise in renovating the railways sector and integrated eco-friendly transport systems, Presidency Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

The president expounded the government's plans on digitization of various sectors mainly communications and expressed readiness to cooperate with the German side in developing integrated transport systems for passengers and cargo, he said.

The minister asserted Germany's keenness on promoting relations with Egypt in the various fields and readiness to probe ways to upgrade bilateral relations in the fields of transport and digital infrastructure, he added.

During his meeting with the German Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi referred to the issue of modernizing the transport system as top priority for Egypt’s development plans, especially concerning the railway system, Presidency spokesman Bassam Radi said.

 Sisi and Scheuer reviewed the huge national projects that have been already implemented, and the investment efforts Egypt made to improve the transport infrastructure and construct new cities including the country’s New Administrative Capital, which requires providing various services, with transportation on the top of them.

 In this regard, Sisi stressed Egypt's keenness to cooperate with the German side and benefit from its pioneering expertise in supporting the Egyptian efforts aiming to modernize the railway system, and improve its capability, according to Radi.

 For his part, Scheuer emphasized his country's keenness to develop bilateral relations with Egypt in various fields, affirming his000 readiness to discuss ways to improve mutual cooperation in the field of transport and digital infrastructure, Radi added.


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