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Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Your top infrastructure stories

Your top infrastructure stories for the week include:

  • Infrastructure projects: A host of infrastructure projects were officially inaugurated by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over the weekend, including El Bardawil Airport in North Sinai, new museums, and a new sea water desalination plant in Sinai’s El Arish.
  • Italian supermarkets in Egypt: Supply Ministry-affiliated Global Retail Gate (GRG) is planning to begin opening branches of an unnamed Italian supermarket chain in Egypt starting early 2021 in partnership with Italy’s Sopria Holding.
  • SCZone ro-ro station: A draft law allowing the establishment of a roll-on roll-off station in the Suez Canal Economic Zone’s East Port Said Port got the green light this week.
  • Cooperation with Iraq: Egypt and Iraq signed a flurry of agreements last week that cover everything from energy to boosting exports.

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