Japanese Ambassador in Cairo Masaaki Nuki has paid a visit to New Alamein to keep abreast of the latest updates on ongoing development projects driving growth and investment in the new coastal city, Invest-Gate reports. 

Masaki was received by Head of New Alamein Authority Osama Abdel Ghani as well as other officials and dignitaries to begin the extensive tour, where the Japanese ambassador commended the promising development process in the city and affirmed further cooperation with Cairo in different areas, according to a ministerial statement on November 29.

On his part, Abdel Ghani indicated that New Alamein will be home to 3 mn people on an area of 50,000 acres upon completion within two years. Work is underway to construct 15 coastal towers, reaching up to 42 stories in height, located in the beach towers area of the city.

Besides, the recreational area, which is positioned at the heart of the beach towers area, overlooks the sea directly and includes a 3,000-car parking area, a boutique hotel, as well as, an assortment of top-notch eateries and commercial spots, the official added.

Located 60 kilometers south of the Mediterranean coast, New Alamein is also set to feature a public university, with a capacity of 25,000 students, comprising an opera house, a student residence, a library, and a museum.