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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Sisi heads meeting discussing Chinese electric rail project

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met with Chinese officials on Tuesday to discuss details of a proposed electric rail project connecting the new administrative capital to greater Cairo, a brief item from Al Shorouk notes. Some of the talking points of the meeting included job creation from the construction of stations and the rail lines and the potential reduction of road congestion. The president also stressed the need to push the deadline to complete construction within two years. The story gets a shout in Al Mal as well.

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