Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of GOEIC, received the Minister of Transport ready to open the dry port in the 6th of October City

Publish Date 17/11/2022 11:42 AM
Last Update 20/11/2022 09:09 AM

As part of the preparations made by the Egyptian state to open the dry port in the 6th of October city, which is the first Egyptian port to address climate change.

Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, received His Excellency Minister Kamel Al-Minister of Transport in preparation for the pilot operation of the port soon and His Excellency the Minister also received:


Head of Customs - Mr. Al-Shahat Ghattouri

Head of Land and Dry Ports Authority - Major General/Amr Mohamed Ismail


Many of the leaders of the Customs Service are the Ministry of the Interior and this port is Egypt's first inland dry port.

It is worth mentioning that the dry port in 6 October city is the first integrated dry port on 100 acres with the aim of achieving a major economic transition. The port is Egypt's first inland dry port. The total cost of the project is about $ 60 million.


The 6 October Dry Port won "IJ Global," as the best transport deal for the Middle East and North Africa region, and was described as one of the first environmentally friendly projects associated with the sustainable transport system and green cities that are one of the solutions to cope with the effects of climate change.

The 6 October Dry Port project is one of the projects funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development under the "Green Cities" program, which aims to transform 100 cities into green cities by 2024.


The dry port in October has customs departments and all control agencies to terminate import and export procedures, warehouses and cargo shipments.

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