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Egypt

Cabinet approves establishment dry port in 6 October City

Wednesday 22/November/2017 - 09:53 PM
Sada El Balad
Mohamed Emad
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail headed the meeting of the Higher Committee for Partnership Affairs with the Private Sector on Wednesday.
The meeting was attended by Ministers of Housing، Investment، International Cooperation، Finance، Planning and Transport.
During the meeting، it was agreed to establish the first dry port in 6th of October city، on an area of about 400 acres including the port and all its logistics.
The estimated investment cost of the dry port is about 2 billion pounds.
Noteworthy، the system consists of about 10 dry ports and logistics centers all over Egypt.
The feasibility study for the project had been completed with funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Moreover، the project aims to reduce transportation of goods by roads to maintain the road network، reduce the cost of operation and maintenance by increasing the transportation of goods by rail.

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