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0.5% increase in government vehicles in 2016/2017: CAPMAS

The number of vehicles owned by governmental companies and public transport authorities reached 8,900 vehicles in 2016/2017, including 2,800 air-conditioned vehicles and 6,100 ordinary buses, compared to 8,800 vehicles in 2015/2016, marking an increase of 0.5%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). On Sunday, the CAPMAS issued its annual bulletin …

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Public transport workers take strike to parliament

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Public transport workers moved an open strike to parliament on Wednesday, reiterating their demand to include the Public Transportation Authority (PTA) under the Ministry of Transport like other train and metro workers. The workers accused the PTA of ripping them off and violating their rights, facilitated by the lack of direct supervision …


Public transport workers resume full strike, to escalate to parliament

By Mennatallah Youssef and Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Public transport workers resumed a strike suspended months ago in the authority’s 24 garages across Cairo and Giza, with plans to move their strike to parliament this Wednesday if their demands are not addressed by the government. The Public Transportation Authority (PTA) declined to meet the demands in …


Japan gives Egypt $393 mln to fund fourth metro line

By Reem Abdellatif CAIRO: Egypt accepted a $393 million loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to begin developing the first phase of Cairo’s fourth metro line, officials said Monday. This first tranche, worth about 32.717 billion Japanese Yen, is part of the initial loan package, worth an estimated $1.2 billion overall, according to Ashraf …


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