Around 600 investment opportunities will launch in Upper Egypt during the upcoming period, in line with the government’s Industrial Investment Map, Invest-Gate reports.

The industrial areas due for development include 28 industrial areas and renovation works on 1,200 discrete local factories across the governorates of Qena, Sohag, Beni Suef, Luxor, Minya, Aswan, and Assiut.

“The opportunities are in lieu with Egypt’s industrial investment plan, and the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s commitment to meet plans announced at the Aswan Youth Conference,” says Minister of Trade Tarek Qabil.

The ministry also plans to launch further projects across additional governorates, according to a released statement by the State Information Service.