Egypt’s Sisi opens huge suspension bridge over the Nile

Cars are driven towards the new suspension bridge crossing the River Nile and named the "Long Live Egypt" bridge, part of Rawd al-Faraj Axis project near Cairo's Warraq Island, Egypt May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday opened a suspension bridge over the Nile touted as the world’s widest, one of a series of military-led, mega-projects designed to improve infrastructure and provide jobs. The bridge, which crosses the Nile just north of central Cairo, is a key link in a highway stretching […]

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