Egyptians race to expand Suez Canal, hoping for trade surge

File - In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, speaks with an official during his visit to the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 05, 2015, on page 5.




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