This came during the minister’s meeting with Ambassador Noki Masaki, the Ambassador of Japan in Cairo, on the occasion of the end of his tenure in Egypt.
The Egyptian premier urged the French companies to expand their investments in the field of clean energy in Egypt in light of the country's strategy to move towards a green economy.
Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation announced vaccinating all of its workers against Covid-19.
A French company will be managing the third line of Cairo Metro starting June 25 according to Minster of Transport Kamel Al-Wazir.
Cairo Metro is considering installing surveillance cameras inside the trains of the first and the second lines to monitor the trains from inside.
The ministry will establish a database to manage and control all Nile boats and houseboats.
President Sisi said that the country has achieved great success in facing the COVID-19 crisis.
Excavation works in the third phase of the third line of the metro undergoing in Zamalek district have caused cracks and damages to a residential building and the Bahrain Embassy in Brazil Street.
The Minister revealed that the purpose of the project is to renovate and modernize the Cairo Metro Line 44km from North to South across the heart of Cairo and connecting with both Line 2 and Line 3.
Egypt’s Cairo Metro announced that they will be adhering to the curfew timing announced by the government during the holy month of Ramadan.
Egypt’s Cairo Metro announced that all three lines will be suspended, Monday in accordance with the Cabinet decisions for Sham al Nessem holiday.
Egyptian Metro Company will launch Wednesday a mobile application to help daily travelers to book their tickets and subscribe for their trips via the app.
The government's plan included new ways of upgrading signal systems and train level crossings and implementing e-services.
The electricity network between Ghamra and Demerdash stations on the first line was cut, official sources said.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a presidential decree approving an agreement between Egypt and the European Investment Bank (EIB) on developing the first line of Cairo Metro.
The Ministry of Transport announced in a statement on Saturday that pilot operation of the three stations for the commuters will start on June 15.
The operating hours for metro, the Egyptian subway, will be increased to run during Ramadan from 5:30 a.m. until 2 a.m., said the company in a statement.
The emergency teams immediately moved to the station and removed the body from the rails, said Cairo Metro spokesman.
Transport Minister Hesham Arafat on Saturday is to witness the launch of the pilot phase of the fourth stage of Cairo Metro Line 3.
President Sisi approved a €100 million deal between Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Building (EBRD).