In a statement released Sunday, Rabie pointed out that the decisions are in fulfillment of the instructions of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Rabie added that the canal’s revenues during the first eight months of 2020 hit $3.3 billion, through crossing 11,250 ships, with a total net tonnage of 693 million tons.
The decision to restore and place the De Lesseps statue in Port Said has sparked outrage among a large segment of Egyptians.
The products of the project, which has an estimated investment cost of 2.6 billion dollars, will be dedicated to exports.
The infrastructure developed at the SCZone has indeed helped lure investments, but the matter requires more billions of pounds to complete the infrastructure, he said.
The Ismailia Museum is one of the oldest museums in Egypt. The museum was built by engineers working for the Suez Canal International Maritime Company (currently Suez Canal Authority).
Rabea added in a statement that traffic in the canal has not been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
In a statement released Monday, Rabie added that the number of ships crossing the Suez Canal last month saw a year-on-year increase of 9.6 percent.
An Italian cruise ship crossed Monday the Suez Canal using remote guidance for the first time ever in the canal's history.
The cabinet media center said in a statement Friday that it has contacted the Suez Canal Authority, which dismissed these reports stressing that navigation movement at the Suez Canal is normal.
Suez Canal has taken all preventive measures to deny coronavirus any access into the waterway, member of the parliamentary Defense and National Security Committee, Yehia Kedwany said Tuesday.
SCzone delegation will present investment opportunities in a meeting with British Chambers of Commerce.
An exhibition entitled "The Suez Canal: Past - Present - Future" will be held. The exhibition comes under the auspices of the Egyptian Culture Minister, Inas Abdel Dayem.
Chinese Ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang held a press conference on Monday to comment on reports on alleged torture of Uighur Muslims in China.
In a press in Washington, he told reporters that he had a productive visit to Cairo and Sinai last week.
The authority added that it is keen to make the Suez Canal more competitive with alternative routes.
The Suez Canal Authority held on Sunday a ceremony to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the waterway’s inauguration.
Egypt celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Suez Canal, which was inaugurated on November 17, 1869 after 10 years of work.
The tunnels are set to facilitate the movement of trade and goods between East and West Suez Canal cities.
The aggression, which came in response to the nationalization of the Suez Canal in July 1956, started on October 29, 1956 and ended on November 6, 1956.