Five residential buildings have been completed as part of the social housing program in New Fayoum City, according to Mostafa Madbouly Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities, Al Borsa reported on Friday.

Various infrastructure projects are also underway in New Damietta City, including the expansion of a water station set to serve 300,000 residents upon its completion in 2017, in addition to sewage projects, roads, electricity and the development of areas serving 194 middle-income buildings, with work scheduled for completion by the end of the year.

Approximately 85% of the work on a water treatment plant and sewage project set to serve 750,000 residents in New Assiut City has been completed at a total budgeted cost of EGP 7.4 mn. Additionally, a sewage line is being developed east of the city. at a cost of EGP 76.4 mn, which is 60% complete and is expected to serve 300,000 residents, according to Al Masry Al Youm.

New Nubaria City is witnessing the expansion of a water treatment plant which is 71% completed, in addition to two underground water storage facilities that are about halfway complete, according to Abdulmutallab Mamdouh, Assistant to the Deputy Head of NUCA for Development and Building.