Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi attended a ceremony on Saturday 23 rd Dec,2017 in the East Suez Canal development zone in northern Ismailia. The ceremony was for Petrojet accomplishment of the open cut drilling, the precast concrete lining (Petrojet production) and the breakthrough of petrojet Drilling machine on 4th Dec to the east side of the canal in a record. time.
The event was attendant by Armed forces officials, the Minister of petroleum Tarek El Molla, Eng. Waleed lofty, Petrojet CEO and a number of senior state officials.
The president described the completion of the construction of the tunnels in less than one-and-a-half years, instead of the initial estimate of 12 years, as an achievement.