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Referral of highway transportation companies to public prosecution for their agreement to raise prices: Competition Protection Authority

The Board of Directors of the Competition Protection and Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices Authority decided to refer some of the highway transportation companies in Damietta to the public prosecution after proving that they made three violations to the competition protection law through agreeing to increase the prices of the products. The Competition Protection and Prohibition …

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Transportation minister inspects developments of third metro line

Minister of Transportation Hesham Arafat held an inspection tour for the first and second part of the fourth stage of the metro’s third line, according to the ministry’s spokesperson, Mohamed Ezz. The tour started with a meeting with the executing companies. The minister directed the necessity of adhering to the schedule of implementation of the …

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World Bank funding study to restructure Egyptian Railway Authority

Assistant Transport Minister Amr Shaat said that the World Bank is financing and supervising a study for the administrative restructuring of the Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA). He explained that the comprehensive development plan will cost about EGP 56bn, including upgrading the railway signalling network with EGP 13bn in investments. The government recently opened the way …

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The Arab Contractors Federation, in conjunction with the French company Feense, is set to construct the new line’s civilian facilities (Photo: Courtesy of Facebook Fan Page)

Construction on 3rd phase of Cairo metro line 3 begins

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail witnessed on Wednesday the construction launch for the third phase of the Cairo metro’s third line, which will run from Ataba to Bulaq El Dakrour at a length of 17.7 km. The cost of the entire third line is up to EGP 100bn, said the prime minister on the sidelines of …

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Egyptian court bans ride-hailing apps Uber, Careem

Egypt’s Administrative Court issued a verdict on Tuesday to bar ride-hailing services Uber and Careem from operating in the country, saying they violate Egyptian law. The court verdict will go into effect immediately, but it can be appealed before Egypt’s Higher Administrative Court. Careem, on their official Facebook page, said that the company has not …

Mohamed Samir

0.5% increase in government vehicles in 2016/2017: CAPMAS

The number of vehicles owned by governmental companies and public transport authorities reached 8,900 vehicles in 2016/2017, including 2,800 air-conditioned vehicles and 6,100 ordinary buses, compared to 8,800 vehicles in 2015/2016, marking an increase of 0.5%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). On Sunday, the CAPMAS issued its annual bulletin …

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Most important transport projects of 2017

National roads project Shubra-Banha highway: 40 km, costing EGP 3.3bn. The north-eastern part of the regional ring road: 33 km, costing EGP 3,350bn. Farafra-Ain Dallah road: 90 km, costing EGP 412m. Minya-Sheikh Fadl-Ras Ghareb road: 55 km, costing EGP 423m. Bridges  Banha axis within the northern part of the regional ring road at a total …

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