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Abu Tartur Port to remain operational during Eid Al-Fitr holidays

Trade, Industry Ministry issues urgent instructions for port to remain functional


Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has issued urgent instructions that Safaga’s Abu Tartur Port, which is affiliated to the ministry, will remain operating during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday.

In a press statement on Monday, the ministry said the instructions were handed to Industrial and Mining Projects Authority (IMPA) officials. The port will remain open to end procedures for shipping a boat containing 50,000 tonnes of phosphate directed at foreign markets.

“This move comes as a quick response from the Minister of Trade and Industry [Gamea] to a call of distress, which she received from a company via WhatsApp, as work was interrupted at the port due to the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, as the minister directed IMPA officials to move immediately and begin the shipping process,” the ministry noted.

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