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Suez Canal Chief Says Southern Stretch of Waterway to Be Expanded

Representational pic. (Reuters)

Representational pic. (Reuters)

The Suez Canal Authority Chairman Osama Rabie said the southern stretch of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given got stuck in March will be deepened.

The Suez Canal Authority plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given got stuck in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday.

Rabie presented the plan at an event attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, where a number of other projects were inaugurated including a museum and a stadium.

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first published:May 11, 2021, 16:47 IST