National Authority for Tunnels plays key role in Sisi's pharaonic projects

The construction site of Maspero station of the Cairo Metro's line 3, in November 2020.
The construction site of Maspero station of the Cairo Metro's line 3, in November 2020. © Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters
The body in charge of Egypt's train lines and metros has acquired considerable stature thanks to huge transport projects launched by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The National Authority for Tunnels, which is headed by a general, is also at the heart of the country's relations with foreign investors. [...] (1302 words)
Issue dated 13/01/2023 Reading time 6 minutes
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