During the era of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, 5 new tunnels were built and opened under the Suez Canal, which is the Ismailia "Long Live Egypt" tunnel, which reaches Sinai back and forth within a time period ranging from 15-20 minutes, and the Port Said tunnel "July 3", which is It connects the west of the canal cities with its east to facilitate the movement of trade in the Suez Canal region, next to the Martyr Ahmed Hamdy 2 tunnel in Suez. The lack of duplication of the canal in that area.
The new tunnels are like tunnels of good. For the first time, access to Sinai only takes a few minutes through Ismailia tunnels, and the circulation of goods and their movement between the east and west of the canal cities has become easier, and that is through Port Said tunnels.
The decision of the political leadership to construct new tunnels, in addition to the floating bridges, to link Sinai with the valley and reduce the burden on the citizens during their crossing between the two banks of the canal and the service of development projects in the region, in addition to the various transit axes that link Sinai with the homeland, which the Egyptian state was keen to complete in a record time to pay Development efforts in the Canal area and Sinai through a series of tunnels, floating bridges and an improved road network.