A total of 4,980 residential units have been finalized in the first phase of a social housing project in Sadat City, along with facilities, according to Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly, Al Shorouk News reported.

Madbouly visited the city, along with representatives from New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA), to monitor the progress int he development of roads and land.

Another 5,000 units are expected to be built in the Zaytoun neighborhood in Sadat City, while Madbouly urged that public service buildings should be finalized on schedule to meet the needs of potential residents.

Madbouly asked to meet with investors within the city to  discuss the possibility of dedicating some of the designated units to labor workers in factories, to facilitate their transportation from and to the city, according to Youm7.