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Egypt embarks on ambitious Red Sea yacht harbor project

Egypt has begun construction of a yacht harbor in Dahab to promote yacht tourism with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.
Yachts are moored at the marina in Egypt's Red Sea resort town of Hurghada on August 24, 2018. (Photo by AFP)        (Photo credit should read /AFP via Getty Images)

CAIRO — The governor of South Sinai, Khaled Fouda, and the chairman of the Red Sea Ports Authority, Khaled Zahran, inspected the construction site of the yacht harbor project in Dahab on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula Dec. 6.

Fouda stressed in a press statement the importance of the project as the harbor constitutes a maritime connection route between the Saudi city of Makna in Tabuk province and the Egyptian city of Dahab in South Sinai, with easy, speedy and safety of movement between the two cities.

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