Zolani Matthews says there is a concerted effort to repair and restore the infrastructure at the agency.
“By its very nature, rail has the power to support economic diversification efforts, which will in turn enable the UAE economy to become less dependent on oil, whilst also being a pivotal force in driving economic transformation”
“The unions have demanded from the management to collect the driving of the LITS from the Chinese who, in total aberration to the norms and ethos governing train driving in Nigeria, still hold on to driving the LITS trains beyond the warranty/guaranty period,”
Officials have been carrying out “listening tours” of countries that may be recipients of US-facilitated infrastructure. Most recently, Daleep Singh, the deputy national security adviser for international economics, led a delegation to Ghana and Senegal in West Africa, the first such tour of African countries.
Egypt is currently pursuing an ambitious plan to expand and improve its transport infrastructures and systems, thereby transforming the country into a growing market where a great deal of business opportunities have opened up.