Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar said a total of 6,912 social housing units, situated within 288 buildings, have been completed at New Tiba, Invest-Gate reports.
In addition, 31 service projects were finalized to provide various services and amenities to the new city’s residents, El Gazzar indicated in a ministerial statement on April 17.
Head of New Tiba Development Authority Mostafa Saied Ali noted that the service projects include three schools, five nurseries, two health units, and seven commercial centers, two playgrounds, a social club, a fire station, and two police departments, according to the statement.
Developed over 9,495 acres in the northeast of Luxor, New Tiba is a home to 21,000 inhabitants, while targeting to house 238,000 people. About 8,110 housing units are underway in the new city, besides nearly 62 service buildings.