EMAC Contractors, an affiliate of Kuwait-based Al  Kuwait’s Al Kharafi & Sons Group, is expected to complete a 77 kilometer long road in one year, EMAC Executive Manager, Samir Fathy told Amwal Al Ghad.

The roadwork includes 60 kilometers of the Qena-Safaga desert road for EGP 450 million, and the 17-kilometer Shobra-Banha Road.

Work implemented by EMAC is part of the first phase of the National Roads Project launched by the president in 2014. The National Roads Project will take two years to complete, at a total cost of EGP 36 billion.