7 new dry ports, logistics zones soon in Egypt – minister

Egypt will launch seven dry ports and logistics zones across the country to support industrial complexes, Transport Minister said on Sunday.

The ports will work to transfer products to industrial complexes nationwide, Kamel El-Wazir said at Builders of Egypt, the country’s most prominent construction conference kicked off in Cairo under the auspices of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt is keen on attracting foreign investors to operate in the field of industrial real estate as well as dry ports and logistics zones, El-Wazir added.

Under the rubric Exporting Egypt’s Real Estate and Contracting Services – The New Future of Investments, the fifth edition of the one-day conference sees the participation of more than 500 Egyptian, Arab, and African high-profile officials and business executives.

It was also attended by Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli along with Housing Minister Essam El-Gazzar, Public Works Minister Hisham Tawfik, Military Production Minister Mohamed El-Assar, and Transport Minister Kamel El-Wazir.