Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly holds a meeting on March 8 to discuss the arrangements and activities of the inauguration of the New Administrative Capital (NAC) taking place by the end of this year, Invest-Gate reports.

The meeting reviews the proposed scenarios for the inauguration, under the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, where Madbouly affirms that this opening should be at the highest level of organization, reflecting the magnitude of the project which represents Egypt’s newest achievement despite the challenges.

During the meeting, the prime minister gets acquainted with a number of details related to the opening ceremony scheduled to be held at the end of this year, indicating that a tour will be implemented inside the new capital. The administrative department is yet to determine the best place for the ceremony, prior to presenting these ideas before the president.

Madbouly adds that starting next August, the trial operation of government buildings will be rolled out and a number of employees will be transferred successively.

From his side, Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar presents a report on the executive position of the housing projects in NAC, including R3, R5, the central business district, the Green River, and other utility projects. With regard to the government district, El Gazzar explains that the ministries’ area has been connected to water, electricity, and a sewage and drainage system.

According to the Cabinet’s statement on March 9, the governmental district includes 10 ministerial complexes, with a total of 34 ministerial buildings to accommodate about 51,500 employees, in addition to the two buildings of the Cabinet and House of Representatives, on a total area of ​​430 acres, of which the facilities include an area of ​​60 acres.