19 April 2024 12:02 PM

Egypt to Build Logistics Corridor in Tanzania

Friday، 23 February 2024 - 02:19 PM

Minister of Transportation Kamel Al-Wazir inspected the Kigali Dry Port in Rwanda, one of Egypt's projects in African countries.

 

The inspection was carried out by Minister of Transportation Kamel Al-Wazir and accompanied by Ambassador Nermin Al-Zawahiri, Egypt's Ambassador to Rwanda.

 

Covering an area of 50,000 square meters with an annual capacity of 50,000 equivalent container units, the port is considered the main dry port in Rwanda, a landlocked African country.

 

This visit aligns with the  Ministry of Transportation's efforts, under the directives of political leadership, to position Egypt as a hub for global trade and logistics. This involves implementing a comprehensive plan to enhance connections between Egyptian ports and those worldwide.

 

The Ministry of Transportation will establish a logistics corridor starting from the Dar Es Salaam Port in Tanzania, passing through a logistics area and dry port in Tanzania, and extending to a dry port and logistics area in Rwanda. This initiative aims to facilitate Egyptian exports' access to African countries and strengthen Egyptian-African relations.

 

The Ministry has established a network of 27 dry ports and logistics zones within Egypt to serve trade movements and alleviate congestion of goods and containers at seaports.

Egypt Today

Related Stories

Most Visited

From To