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Egypt disposing of dangerous materials at ports – minister

Egypt disposing of dangerous materials at ports – minister

EGYPT has started disposing of abandoned and dangerous materials at ports after the massive explosion in Beirut's port this month, the finance minister has announced. "What happened in Beirut made us examine our own situation and we actually got rid of large quantities of abandoned and neglected and dangerous materials that were in the ports," Mohamed Mait told parliament. "There are materials that have been delivered to multiple ministries including oil and defence and interior, and by next December Egyptian ports will be completely cleaned." New customs procedures at would also improve controls at ports, Mait said. A few days…
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