Mountains of Saafa Valley in Shalatin – CC via Wikimedia Commons/Kamal Osama Elgazzar
CAIRO – 19 July 2017: Prime Minister Sherif Ismail approved on Tuesday the building of two maritime ports in Shalatin and Abou Ramad on the Red Sea at a cost of LE 270 million ($15 million). Construction will start next week and end within one year.
Ismail’s comments came during a meeting with Red Sea Governor Ahmed Abdullah. Ismail visited the governorate to follow up on projects in Halayeb and Shalatin and on development in the governorate.
The prime minister urged quick completion of residential units in Halayeb and Shaltin, as well as the ongoing construction of housing projects in the governorate. He displayed the finished agricultural projects along with the future vision to develop the sector of livestock and slaughterhouses.
Ismail also endorsed the expansion in agricultural houses in the governorate.