China’s Foton discusses manufacturing electric buses with Egyptian officials
A delegation from Chinese automotive manufacturer Foton Motor met with Military Production Minister Mohamed El Assar, Local Development Minister Mahmoud Shaarawy and the governors of Cairo and Alexandria to discuss preparations for manufacturing electric buses in Egypt, according to a Military Production Ministry statement. Chinese engineers visited the ministry’s factories to oversee the process of setting up the production line for the buses. The company is expected to deliver two test buses in September and another 48 buses in December. The Military Production Ministry inked an agreement with Foton Motor during the Belt and Road Forum in May to manufacture 2k electric buses in Egypt over the next four years.