WORLD Egypt strives to become transport, logistics hub by 2024

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Egypt strives to become transport, logistics hub by 2024

Xinhua

07:47, November 03, 2021

 Workers build an overpass in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)CAIRO, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said.The transportation system established in the country will contribute significantly to achieving sustainable development and changing the face of life throughout Egypt, the minister told foreign reporters on Sunday.He explained that the 10-year plan, implemented from 2014 to 2024, was drawn up to modernize the transport and communication sectors, at an expected cost of 1.669 trillion Egyptian pounds (about 106.3 billion U.S. dollars).The plan

Workers build a highway in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Vehicles travel on a highway in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Vehicles travel on a newly-built highway in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Vehicles travel on a newly-built highway in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Compound piers for monorail are under construction in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

People work on a newly-built highway in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 2, 2021. Egypt will be transformed by 2024 into one of major global hubs for transport and logistics through a massive 10-year plan to modernize its transport infrastructure, Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir has said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa) 

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