Wednesday 10 November 2021
Books – Alaa Hajjaj:
Lieutenant-General Kamel El-Wazir, Minister of Transport, witnessed, during the activities of the fourth day of the “TRANSMEa” exhibition, the inauguration of a new company to manage the smart transportation system in the new administrative capital, with a strategic partnership between Super Jet and Mowasalat Egypt, with investments of 200 million pounds.
Major General Sabri Abdel Latif, President of the Super Jet Company, and Dr. Hisham Taha, President of Mowasalat Misr, signed today, Wednesday, on the sidelines of the exhibition held from November 7 to 11.
The Minister of Transport stressed that this signing comes within the framework of implementing the political leadership’s directives to expand the use of smart, environmentally friendly transportation that operates on electricity or gas.
He said that 20 large gas-powered buses were purchased, as a first stage, with a length of 12 meters and a capacity of 44 passengers, provided that the rest of the Administrative Capital’s buses will be completed with electric buses.
The minister added that these buses are equipped with electronic devices that include passenger information systems, electronic collection and electronic follow-up systems, and electronic rail systems, and linking them to the central operations lines of the Administrative Capital “COC” in line with the intelligent transport system “ITS”.
He pointed out that the joint stock company, consisting of Super Jet and Transport of Egypt, is scheduled to provide public land transport services through the establishment, exploitation, operation and management of smart internal transport services within the new administrative capital.
Super Jet and Mowasalat Misr have experience in providing smart urban mass transit services of a distinguished level, with their qualified cadres to plan, implement, follow-up, manage and exploit mega projects.