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Egypt to cooperate with Deutsche Bahn in managing high-speed electric train system

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Chairman of the Board of Directors of Deutsche Bahn AG German railways company to discuss cooperation between the Ministry of Transport and the German railways company to operate and manage the high-speed electric train system in Egypt.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, and Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elsewedy Electric Ahmed al-Sewedy and Chairman Board of Directors of the National Authority for Tunnels Sherif Hassan.

Sisi affirmed appreciation for the German experience in the field of management and operating systems, which is characterized by accurate governance, Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Rady, said.

Sisi instructed contracting with the German company, and to focus on qualifying Egyptian technicians through benefiting from German experience, he added.

In addition, Sisi followed up on the projects of the Ministry of Transport and instructed the optimal use of all areas in Alexandria Port and studying the use of international expertise to develop performance and maximize output for the benefit of the comprehensive development process, said Rady.

With regard to the executive position of the additional new axes being built on the Nile, Sisi stressed adherence to the timetables for it represents an economic return and will facilitate the trade and the transit of trucks, Rady said .

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