Khartoum and Cairo discuss the developing of the Nile Valley Authority for river navigation

SMC-

The meeting of the board of directors of the Nile Valley Authority for River Navigation discussed the available opportunities for investment in the Authority and invited investors from Arab, foreign countries and brothers to invest in international river transport projects to support the national economy of the Egypt and Sudan by the development of the international river transport system.

The meeting which was chaired by the transport ministers in Sudan and Egypt discussed the operational situation of passenger and goods during the past year, the technical position of the river units as well as the future plan for the operation of the Authority and proposals for its development such as developing the river transport (passenger and goods) along with the available opportunities in the Nile Valley Authority for River Navigation and discuss the mechanisms for Promoting it.

The two sides conformed that the importance of the Nile Valley Authority in the system of trade exchange and passenger transport between the Egypt and Sudan, especially that the goods transportation is cheaper than the means of transport as well as it is safe, environmentally friendly and transport loads large.