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The Prime Minister chairs the first meeting of the Supreme Council of Ports after its re-formation

Publish Date 28/06/2022 05:11 PM
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Directives from the President on the importance of continuing efforts to develop the port system along the Egyptian coasts according to the highest standards in order to maximize the available ingredients.

The Prime Minister chairs the first meeting of the Supreme Council of Ports after its re-formation

Directives from the President on the importance of continuing efforts to develop the port system along the Egyptian coasts according to the highest standards in order to maximize the available ingredients.

Yesterday evening, The Prime Minister chairs the first meeting of the Supreme Council of Ports after its re-formation

Madbouly:

Directives from the President on the importance of continuing efforts to develop the port system along the Egyptian coasts according to the highest standards in order to maximize the available ingredients. The Prime Minister chairs the first meeting of the Supreme Council of Ports after its re-formation Yesterday in the presence of:

General/ Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport.

Engineer/ Yahya Zaki, President of the General organization for the Economic Zone of the Suez Canal.

Eng./ Mustafa Al-Sayyad, Deputy Minister of Agriculture for animal wealth.

Counselor/ Mohamed Abdel Wahab, CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones.

Naval brigade/ Reda Ismail, Head of the Maritime Transport Sector.

Major General Engineer/ Essam Al-Najjar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control.

And members of the Council from the ministries, concerned authorities and navigational chambers.

General/ Osama Rabie, President of the Suez Canal Authority, also participated via video conference.

Ambassador Nader Saad, the official speaker for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, stated that the Prime Minister stressed, at the beginning of the meeting, the role of the Supreme Council of Ports in developing Egyptian seaports, and proposing what would advance this important sector, in implementation of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic. The importance of continuing efforts to develop the port system along the Egyptian coasts according to the highest standards, in order to maximize the available ingredients from a distinct geographical location, and the Suez Canal axis, which is a connecting artery between the East and the West, which is reflected in maximizing the volume of trade exchange with various countries of the world.

Saad added: During the meeting, the study that was prepared and related to amending the organization, terms of reference and tasks of the maritime transport sector was reviewed, which aims to support its responsibilities as the main organizer of Egyptian maritime transport activities.

During the presentation, reference was made to the important role of the maritime transport sector in meeting the demands of the national economy in relation to the maritime transport industry, working to advance and developing it, and setting plans to ensure raising the efficiency and level of performance quality to keep up with regional and global developments.

The meeting dealt with a review of a number of recommendations, opinions and proposals on the study on amending the organization, terms of reference and tasks of the maritime transport sector, where the Ministry of Transport’s perception was presented regarding these recommendations and opinions, and the efforts made to advance this vital sector, which include rehabilitating the current workers in it, as well as Workers in the affiliated port authorities, by holding specialized training and qualification courses for human cadres in specialized training courses inside and outside Egypt, in various port activities in accordance with international management and operation systems.

At the end of the presentation, the Prime Minister asked the attendees to study what was presented regarding amending the organization and tasks of the maritime transport sector and support its responsibilities, pointing out that various proposals and opinions related to this matter will be received.

Ambassador Nader Saad, the official speaker for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, stated that the meeting also dealt with the proposal to form a higher committee that includes all specialized technical bodies in its membership, in order to prepare an integrated study to develop a future strategic vision for the development of all aspects of the maritime transport industry, and to announce the launch of a national strategy. Beside, this committee will determine Egypt's needs to build a commercial marine fleet.

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