Egypt has outlined its housing and development during the second round of the Arab Federation for Sustainable Development and the Environment Conference, Invest-Gate reports.

Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly says that Egypt is currently moving ahead with the implementation of new housing strategies that include developing slums, tackling overpopulation, and providing proper facilities and public services nationwide, according to a released statement.

“The Egyptian government is also currently focusing on expanding the residential spectrum across the nation through urban projects such as the New Administrative Capital, coastal cities such as New Al-Alamein City, East Port Said, New Mansoura City, Upper Egypt, West Qena, and West Assiut,” says Madbouly.

The second conference of the Arab Federation for Sustainable Development and the Environment convened to tackle urban development challenges and goals.