Middle East

Suez Canal Development Project could spread over 600 sq km

Cairo: Up to 600 sq km is expected to become available for projects in the Suez Canal Development Project, according to director of operations at Dar Al-Handasah Yehia Zaki.

The master plan will be finalised by the end of February and will be presented during an economic summit in March.

The areas affected by the Suez Canal Development Project include six ports, East Port Said Port, West Port Said Port, Al-Arish Port, Al-Adabeya Port, Ain Sokhna and the recently added Al-Toor Port.

Plans to develop the banks of the Suez Canal into an economic corridor have been on the drawing board for the last couple of years.  [15/01/15]

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