Slums located in Red Sea cities are expected to be developed by the Egyptian government at a cost of EGP 330 million, according to Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly, reported Amwal Elghad.

New residential units are expected to be built instead of the informal ones located in areas of  Ras Ghareb, Hurghada, Safaga, and Al-Qusayr, including 250 homes and 30 building in the Radwa District in Hurghada.

Approximately 75% of the projects are completed, while Madbouly confirmed that the remaining construction should be completed over the next three months, according to Al Watan.

The project will also include 174 homes and three building located in Safaga, as well as 36 homes and two building in Al Qusayr. The new homes will be delivered to residents of informal settlements in the Radwa District next January according to Madbouly.