Egypt’s Sisi discusses development, policy issues with top state officials

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered on Saturday the development of transportation sector in the country to continue, and under-construction mega projects to be finalized on time.

The president made the remarks during a meeting with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly, as well as a number of ministers and the head of the Egyptian intelligence service, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.

During the meeting, Sisi ordered upgrading the efficiency of the roads network in Egypt through applying smart transport systems, Rady added.

The president further directed the government to remove encroachments on the state-owned lands.

The meeting also reviewed efforts exerted to develop Egypt’s resources of petroleum, natural gas and mineral resources, as well as the developments of the presidential initiative to eliminate the Hepatitis C virus and non-communicable diseases.

The president was also directed the government to increase efforts to provide care for Egyptian expats and solve their problems.

He also reviewed the outcome of a recent visit paid by the foreign minister and the head of the intelligence service to Sudan.

Source: Ahram Online