Kuwait’s Al Kharafi affiliate to deliver 77 km-road in Egypt within a year

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EMAC Contracting, affiliated to Kuwait’s Al Kharafi & Sons Group, aims to deliver 77 km-length road among the first phase of the national road network within a year, its executive manager, Samir Fathy said Wednesday.

The current phase include completing 60km of Qena-Safaga desert road with total cost of 450 million Egyptian pounds along with  its share in Shoubra-Benha  road  with 17km-length where it would execute 25 bridges and 15 tunnels.

The National Roads Project is a large Egyptian infrastructure project initiated by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in August 2014. The project includes the construction of 39 new roadways with a total length of 4,400 km.

The new road network will account for around 10% of the total length of all roads in Egypt. The project is expected to be completed within 2 years and cost 36 billion Egyptian pounds.