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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stands in boat on the Suez Canal as he attends the celebration of an extension of the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt, August 6, 2015. Egypt will open an expansion to the Suez Canal to great fanfare on Thursday, the centrepiece of al-Sisi’s plans to revitalise the country’s economy after years of damaging political turmoil. In this handout courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. REUTERS/The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.