August 4, 2021

Prime Minister begins his visit to Ismailia by touring the Grain Silos in Abou Sweer

Prime Minister Dr. Moustafa Madbouly continued his tours to follow up the work progress on service and development projects, especially in the targeted villages within the presidential initiative "Decent Life" for the development of the Egyptian countryside. The Prime Minister visited Ismailia and was accompanied by Dr. Aly Moselhy – Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, Major Gen. Mahmoud Shaarawy - Minister of Local Development, Major Gen. Sherif Fahmy Bishara – Ismailia Governor, and Eng. Sayed Farouk – CEO & Chairman of the Arab Contractors Company which is executing the works. The Prime Minister began the tour by inspecting the grain silos in Abou Sweer, where he stressed that this project aims to preserve the strategic “wheat” crop from waste by storing it optimally. As well as encouraging the farmers to expand wheat cultivation to increase the agricultural area of this vital crop in order to meet the requirements of the local market. Major Gen. Tawfik Al Shal – Board Member for the Grain Silos Affairs pointed out that the storage capacity of the Abou Sweer silo is 30,000 tons, it includes 6 storage cells, the capacity of each cell is 5,000 tons, and built on an 50 feddan. The Prime Minister also witnessed a simulation of the mechanism of work in the silo, and its phases. Eng. Mubarak Mansour Mubarak – Head of Canal and Sinai in the Arab Contractors Company declared that the project components include the followings: distribution tower, intake, discharge cells, scale security chamber, water tank, pumps and electricity chambers, buildings of (warehouse-spare parts-administrative), mosque, washing room, drainage tank, workshop and controlling buildings. The contract value reached 100 million EGP, the work value of Canal Branch is 65 million EGP and 35 million EGP of Marine Shipyard. The execution period took 18 months.