President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has mandated the implementation of additional 3,300 housing units nationwide, as part of the “Residence for All Egyptians” national project, and as an extension to the state’s “Ahalena” social housing project in the vicinity of Ibrahim El Orabi Axis, Invest-Gate reports.
The remarks came during El-Sisi’s meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy, Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar, Presidential Advisor for Urban Planning Amir Ahmed, and Chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Ehab El-Far, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady revealed in a December 14 official statement.
According to Rady, the meeting saw officials reviewing the stance of national projects underway by the Armed Forces Engineering Authority across the country. This includes studying plans to establish a 300-acre international bus station in Cairo International Airport (CAI), which will represent an integrated and modern center for all things transportation.
Being developed to link and be an integral part of CAI, the new site will incorporate several commercial centers, fuel stations, administrative buildings, entertainment facilities, in addition to an integrated service area, the statement noted.
Before examining the ongoing works on Red Sea’s El Galala City, officials also followed up on the executive position of several developments in the pipeline at the New Administrative Capital (NAC), namely the Islamic Cultural Center, besides other architectural and cultural buildings, in the efforts to create new urban communities in proximity to Greater Cairo.
On December 11, Iraqi Minister of Construction, Housing, and Public Municipalities Nazanin Muhammad Wosu toured multiple megaprojects underway across Egypt. She inspected 29,496 housing units (1,124 buildings) in NAC’s Capital Gardens district, coming as part of the “Residence for All Egyptians” project, as highlighted in a former ministerial statement.