Lieutenant-General Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport, said that real development of all kinds, agriculture, industry, and tourism, can only take place through roads and bridges.
The Minister of Transport asked, during his interview with the journalist Mustafa Bakri, presenter of the “Facts and Secrets” program, broadcast on Sada Al-Balad channel: How do we build a state without a foundation for roads? And we lost $8 billion in fuel because of the crowds in the streets.
The Minister of Transport indicated that 7,000 km have been added, with a distance of 30.5,000 km, to the new road network, and 10,000 km of old roads have been developed in the governorates, adding: “Longitudinal bridges are being constructed on the Egypt-Alexandria agricultural road, so that we do not create circular roads.” in cities and agricultural lands.
The Minister of Transport announced that there is a plan to close all the sliders on the train tracks. With the aim of mitigating accidents, and replacing them with the construction of bridges.