Egypt plans to develop the coastal governorates by established a new project called Jarjob City and Port in Marsa Matrouh governorate, Invest-Gate reports.

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announces the plan during a meeting with Ministers of Transportation and Justice earlier this week, according to a released statement.

The aim behind the developments is to establish residential complexes and economic zones.

The meeting also tackled the government’s strategic vision for the project and capitalizing its unique location and economic capabilities.