decision comes within the government’s plan to develop the transportation
system and maintain citizens’ safety, Gamea said.
Nevine Gamea, minister of trade and industry, issued Ministerial Resolution No.
533 of 2021 to stop importing the basic components of three-wheeled “tuk-tuk”
vehicles, including the base, chassis and engine, and this decision is
effective from the day following the date of its publication in the Egyptian
this context, Gamea explained that this decision came after a careful study by
all concerned agencies and aims to replace the tuk-tuk with a safe means of
transportation, in implementation of the presidential initiative to replace
vehicles with clean energy, especially “natural gas.
Ministry had formed a committee to set rules and mechanisms to replace
three-wheeled vehicles with minivans, where the committee ended up issuing a
number of recommendations that were submitted to the Prime Minister, who
directed the swift implementation of these recommendations in order to improve
the citizen’s lifestyle and provide safe means of transportation.