CAIRO – 29 March 2023: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Tuesday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, as he was briefed on latest with regard to the development of the Salloum land port, which acts as a ‘lifeline in western Egypt’ according to presidency spokesman Ahmed Fahmy.
The port facilitates travel and transportation to and from Libya, also it contributes to enhancing the flow of goods and increasing the rates of trade exchange. This is in addition to benefiting from the logistics zone that is being implemented within the development of the port to serve exporters.
Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, Minister of Transport Kamel El Wazir, Minister of Trade and Industry Engineer Ahmed Samir and Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Major General Ahmed Al-Azazy, attended the meeting.
The meeting also tackled the development of projects of the grand Port of Alexandria, especially the multi-purpose “Long Live Egypt ” terminal, which includes trading yards with an area of 500,000 square meters and is capable of handling 12-15 million tons of goods annually as well as receiving 6 to 7 ships with large cargo at the same time, which represents a valuable addition to the capabilities of the Egyptian state in this field.