Engineer Mohamed Salah El-Din Mustafa, Minister of State for Military Production, confirmed that the ministry has made significant progress in recent years in the production of electric buses, working with the private sector - represented by MCV Company - to localise this vital industry within its subsidiaries. This was revealed in media remarks to him on the sidelines of the Ministry of Military Production transferring a number of electric buses to the Ministry of Local Development for use in transporting COP 27 visitors.
Minister Mohamed Salah explained that this follows the signing of a joint agreement between the Ministries of Military Production and Local Development and the General Authority for Passenger Transport in Cairo to purchase (70) electric buses, as well as the signing of a joint agreement between the two ministries and the General Authority for Passenger Transport in Alexandria to purchase (40) vehicles. ) A locally-made electric bus with international specifications and quality, where the Ministry is collaborating with the Transportation Industry Company MCV through the armoured production and repair factory (Factory 200 Military) to produce the first fully electric bus manufactured in Egypt under the name "SETIBUS."
The Minister of State for Military Production stated that it had previously been confirmed that 110 electric buses would arrive in Sharm El-Sheikh as soon as possible to serve the guests of the twenty-seventh session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27), which is scheduled to take place in November. What is now taking place
Whereas a number of electric buses were moved to Sharm El-Sheikh after the concerned authorities installed their visual identities as a first for production, and the delivery and movement of the remaining buses will be completed in the coming period, highlighting that these buses are distinguished by a modern design and the availability of comfort and luxury, and the proportion of the local component in them exceeds 60%.