Cameroonian Minister of Housing and Urban Development Celestine Ketcha visited the New Administrative Capital in Egypt on Friday with a delegation of officials from her country.
The purpose of the visit was to learn about the Egyptian urban experience implemented during the presidency of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.
Sherif El-Sherbiny, head of Egypt’s New Administrative Capital Authority, explained to the delegation the executive status of the city’s projects and its main landmarks. He also answered questions from the delegation members.
The Cameroonian delegation then went on an inspection tour of the projects that have been implemented and are under implementation in the New Administrative Capital.
They started with the third residential district R3, which includes about 24,000 housing units, including a villas area.
The delegation then moved to the Central Business District (CBD), which includes about 20 towers with various uses. They went up to the 74th floor of the Iconic Tower, the tallest tower in Africa, to view the city’s landmarks. El-Sherbiny provided a full explanation of the city’s landmarks from the observation deck in the iconic tower.
The Cameroonian delegation expressed their appreciation for the urban development witnessed by Egypt currently, and for what the Egyptians are achieving in this great edifice.
They confirmed that work will be done to increase the framework of cooperation between Egypt and Cameroon.
The Cameroonian delegation completed the inspection tour of the New Administrative Capital’s main landmarks, including the Mosque of Egypt, the Cabinet Building, the Government District, the Egyptian Parliament Building, and the Memorial Monument.