President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended on Saturday the signing ceremony of the contract with the international company “Siemens”, to establish an integrated system of electric fast train in Egypt, with a total of 3 lines with a length of about 2000 km across the country.
“German Chancellor Olaf Schulz would like to deliver a recorded speech on this occasion, emphasizing the importance of strong partnership relations between Egypt and Germany,” presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.
Schulz also hailed Egypt’s strategic decision to rely on fast trains for the transport of citizens and the movement of goods, which will strengthen Egypt’s position and its commercial position at the regional and global levels and make it a pioneer. state-of-the-art railway technology in the Middle East. and the African continent.
For his part, Sisi affirmed that the new electric railway network comes as a consolidation of the fruitful cooperation between Egypt and Germany in the field of infrastructure, and will represent a great addition to the transport system, marking the beginning of a new era for railways in Egypt, Africa and the Middle East.
In addition, the president of the international company Siemens expresses his pride in the fruitful cooperation with Egypt in the development projects which have made an honorable history for the company in the region and in the world, pointing out that the train project high-speed electric in Egypt is the largest in the history of Siemens since its inception 175 years ago.