The Egyptian government plans to begin moving from Cairo to the country’s new administrative capital next month. The preparations have been completed, a presidency spokesman announced today.
Initially, there will be a six-month “trial period” in the new administrative center 50 kilometers east of Cairo. Until when all ministries, government departments and embassies should be relocated remained open.
Egypt had already announced the construction of the as yet nameless administrative capital in 2015. According to official information, the move will cost more than 40 billion euros. The new city is said to have been inspired by the look of Cairo in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The new administrative capital project is a point in the sea of giant Egyptian projects, which started since President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi took power in 2014, and the face of Egypt changed dramatically and placed it on the path of developed countries. Among these projects, a huge development of the Egyptian road network to keep pace with the latest in the world, 24 cities Smart new 4G, developing the entire Egyptian countryside and delivering services, giant energy projects to transform Egypt into a regional energy center and perhaps a global one in the near future.
“Extra News” satellite channel presented a report in which it provided important information about the government district in the New Administrative Capital, where the district is located on an area of 550 acres, equivalent to 4.8 million square meters. The project also aims to gather all ministries and authorities in one place.
The government district in the new administrative capital consists of 36 buildings, 34 of which are for ministries, and it also includes a building for Parliament and another for the Prime Ministry. 18 large national companies worked on this district, and the project was implemented under the supervision of the Engineering Authority of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
All buildings were established in the government district in the new administrative capital, according to the latest scientific and technological systems, and 15,000 units were established in Badr City for employees.
The House of Representatives is one of the most prominent new buildings in the government district, as the area of the new parliament is 19 acres.