Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar has met with Port Said Governor Adel Al-Ghadban to follow up on the various ongoing development projects driving economic growth and real estate investment to the Mediterranean city, Invest-Gate reports.

During the meeting, the officials discussed the implementation of several other megaprojects in the governorate. El Gazzar also affirmed the provision of all necessary services to uplift Port Said people’s livelihood, according to an official statement on November 26.

On his part, Al-Ghadban hailed the extensive efforts exerted by the housing ministry in implementing an assortment of well-crafted ventures to serve Port Said and neighboring areas.

Back in September, New Plan Developments has inked a cooperation protocol with Port Said Governorate for the development of “Sahet Misr,” which is the province’s main piazza, as highlighted in a previous press release.

Under the agreement, Sahet Misr will be a tourist hub, Al-Ghadban stated back then, noting, “The shape of the square will be aesthetic and civilizational by the implementation of distinctive landscapes to attract tourists to the governorate.”