Previous Post
History's Very First Sexual Assault Claim May Have Been in Ancient Egypt
Next Post
EGP 55 Billion to be Invested Into Egypt’s Railway Network

Saudi Calls on Egyptian Companies to Help Turn Qatar Into an Island

The Salwa Canal will be funded by the Emiratis and Saudis, and dug by Egyptian companies.

Saudi has enlisted Egypt’s expertise in the construction of the Salwa Canal - a Saudi-Emirati project - in hopes of benefitting from the country's extensive experience in the drilling sector, reported Egypt Today.

Egypt has been drilling for oil since the 1860s and it continues to work towards improving its techniques and tackling challenges within the field. 

Where it concerns the new Saudi- Emirati project however, there have not been any final approvals as of yet, according to Egypt Independent. Once official consent is given, funding will be coming in through Saudi and Emirati investors while the the Salwa Canal itself will be dug by Egyptian companies which have already participated in the construction of the Suez Canal. 

The undertaking of the canal is set to place Saudi at a geostrategic advantage over the Salwa island which borders on Qatari territory. Commenting on the project, geopolitics experts tell Al - Riyad newspaper: “When Saudi Arabia succeeds to implement the Salwa Canal project, Qatar will not be an independent island like Bahrain, but it shall be a part of the Salwa Island which partially lies under the Saudi sovereignty,"

Main photo from SaudiGazette.com


Todays Events
Mydy Rabycad & Bakir @ CJC 610
Clubs
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club 610
Mada Playlist ft Malak Helmy @ Underground
Bars
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 4:00am
Venue: UnderGround
Aguizi & Fahim @ The Tap Maadi
Bars
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap Maadi
Disco 7amra & AK @  Cairo Jazz Club
Clubs
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
DJ  Feedo @  The Tap East
Bars
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap East
Amshoq 48 @ Mashrabia Gallery
Exhibitions
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Venue: Mashrabia Art Gallery
Rewind @ The Tap West
Bars
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 9:30pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap West
Children's Modern  Ballet Classes @ El Sawy
Kids Activities
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Venue: El Sawy Culturewheel