Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar to discuss the results of the recent visit of an Egyptian ministerial delegation to Tanzania.
An Egyptian delegation visited Tanzania to witness the start of reservoir filling in the Julius Nyerere Dam and Hydroelectric Plant, which is being built by an Egyptian alliance of Arab Contractors and Elsewedy Electric.
The dam is considered the largest development project in Tanzania. It will contribute to generating twice the energy production in the country, with a storage capacity of about 34 billion cubic meters, and a production capacity of 2115 megawatts.
The meeting also addressed the progress of development projects in the New Administrative Capital, especially the residential neighbourhoods, the financial and business district, squares, axes, and the Green River area.
In this regard, the president directed that housing units be made available at an appropriate prices for employees moving to the New Administrative Capital.
The Minister of Housing also briefed Al-Sisi on the progress of building projects in New Alamein city, including Alamein Towers, Heritage City, Latin Quarter, the recreational area, roads, and the Alamein International University for Science and Technology.
The president was also briefed on the developments in the work of a number of national projects nationwide, including “The Greatest Transfiguration over the Land of Peace” project in Sinai in the vicinity of Mount Moses and St. Catherine, which includes a series of integrated development projects.
Al-Sisi stressed that the project must be consistent with the character and unique spiritual value of that sacred spot in Egypt.
The president also followed up on the ongoing projects to develop the historic Cairo area, which aim to restore the proper civilized face of Cairo, including the ongoing development process in the Magra El Oyoun wall area, and the Maspero Triangle area, in addition to the new executive stages of the “People of Egypt Walk” project on both banks of the Nile Corniche, extended from the Imbaba Bridge to the Tahya Misr Bridge in the north, and from the 15th of May Bridge to the Qasr al-Nil Bridge in the south.
Al-Gazzar also briefed the president on the flood-affected people relocation process by the Ministry of Housing and concerned authorities in 15th of May city.
He also presented the New Urban Communities Authority’s vision for developing its land allocation mechanism in the next 10 years.