Egypt: Sisi Attends Inauguration of Number of Projects in Administrative Capital
Source: www.export-egypt.com 10/11/2017
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended early a ceremony marking the launch of a number of projects in the new Administrative Capital.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Defense Minister Sedqy Sobhy and Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff Mahmoud Hegazy attended the inauguration ceremony alongside a number of ministers.
Housing Minister Moustafa Madboly said the new Administrative Capital project represents a leap Egypt's modern history.
He said this giant project will set an example for other projects as it was set up with high quality and low cost in line with directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
He referred to several problems facing Egypt, including overpopulation, a shabby road network in addition to electricity and energy problems.
Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouly said Egypt's 2030 sustainable development strategy aims at realizing a balance of population distribution as Egyptians live on 7% of Egypt's area.
He said the ministry plans to up the inhabited area to 12-14 percent to absorb the bloating population.
He underlined the importance of accelerating the establishment of new cities in the coming period.