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Roads and Highways in Egypt: Reform for Enhancing Efficiency

Adla Ragab and Hisham Fouad

in Toward More Efficient Services in Egypt

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9789774164941
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971068 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774164941.003.0007
Roads and Highways in Egypt: Reform for Enhancing Efficiency

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This chapter emphasizes that road transport in Egypt is characterized by strong public intervention in terms of the design, building, and operation of networks and services. It focuses on ways to develop performance and eliminate obstacles facing private sector participation in the rehabilitation and maintenance of infrastructure in order to reduce the cost burden on the public sector.

Keywords: Egypt; roads; highways; reform; private sector; public sector; infrastructure

Chapter.  12285 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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