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Egyptians seek progress, prosperity: PM

Egyptians seek progress, prosperity: PM

Thursday، 25 February 2016 - 02:08 PM
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail

Egyptians seek realizing progress and prosperity under a leadership keeping an eye on the future in order to build a democratic country based on justice, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Wednesday. The government will fully develop the Suez Canal Authority through developing six tunnels, establishing six tunnels and establishing industrial and logistics areas along with highways, he added at the inaugural of East Port Said Canal This is a giant project that will attract global investments, Ismail said. For his part, Chairman of Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed to establish the East Port Said Canal, noting that such giant projects serve the national economy. Three vessels have passed the East Port Said Canal, Mamish said. Earlier in the day, Ismail officially inaugurated East Port Said Canal late Wednesday, allowing the start of navigation operations. The new canal, which is 9.5 km long, links the East Port Said Harbor with the northern entrance of the Suez Canal at the Mediterranean. It was constructed to provide direct access to the harbor without hindering traffic along the Suez Canal.

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