Secretary of State for Transport

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Secretary of State for Transport

The head of the Department for Transport, which is the department of the British government responsible for highway maintenance, motor vehicle registration, the coastguard, and other similar issues. He/she advises the government on transportation issues. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Hossam Kamal said EgyptAir is about to finalise a deal to purchase eight new Boeing B737-800 airplanes.
CAIRO, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Kamal said it was too early to determine the cause of a Russian passenger plane crash in the country's Sinai peninsula.
Upon landing in Hargeisa Egal International Airport, the delegation was greeted by Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail, the Vice-President of Somaliland and Mohamud Hashi Abdi, the Minister of Civil Aviation and Air Transport of Somaliland.
The Minister of Civil Aviation, Moreira Franco; the Minister of Tourism, Vinicius Lages; the Governor of the State of Goias, Marconi Perillo; Senator Luis Henrique da Silveira; the Ambassador of Brazil in Morocco, Frederico Duque Estrada; and the former Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Luiz Fernando Furlan, are the Brazilian officials who will take part in the discussions.
On behalf of the Japanese government, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed Wednesday a financing memorandum with Egyptian Airports Company (EAC), in the presence of the Egyptian minister of Civil Aviation Hossam Kamal.
Hossam Kamal, the Minister of Civil Aviation announced that "the ministry is adopting new marketing and operating strategies with the aim of encouraging and supporting Egyptian airliners to operate to Egyptian touristic cites, this comes within the mutual cooperation between the ministries of aviation and tourism to boost the development process and to promote tourism in Egypt to serve national objectives and strategies of Egypt.
A convoy of Honour, led by Pakistani Minister of Civil Aviation Sojat Adhim, was formed.
Upon departure, Prince Sultan has been seen off, by the Pakistani Minister of Civil Aviation Shujt Azim, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim Al-Ghadir, a number of senior officials and the staff of the Saudi embassy, here.
The Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Abdel Aziz Fadel, accompanied by Mohamed Sherif, President of Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, Ihab Hamouda, Ambassador of Egypt to the UAE, and the Embassy's second secretary Mohamed Mostafa Kandil, paid a visit to Etihad Airways headquarters in Abu Dhabi early last month as part of the Minister's visit to the UAE.
2013, the Minister of Civil Aviation sought the Prime Minister's clearance for concluding an MoU with Abu Dhabi with a seat entitlement which was different from that recommended by an inter- ministerial group.
Cairo international airport will close most of its runways for four hours each day from early June to save power for the Egyptian government that is struggling to pay for fuel imports for power stations, the minister of civil aviation said.
Crown Prince Salman was received at Cairo International Airport by Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Wael Ma'adawi and a number of senior officials.
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