Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar has announced the extension of working hours to 5 pm in the technological centers across new cities, Invest-Gate reports.

The move is aimed at helping citizens to reconcile with the sate on the building violations, besides continuing the work on Friday and Saturday until 3 pm till September-end, according to a recent ministerial statement.

Specialized committees will decide on reconciliation requests submitted, plus facilitating the procedures for the applicants, El Gazzar stated.

The minister also stressed on adhering to precautionary measures to confront the emerging Coronavirus during the applying.