A model of the New Administrative Capital displayed for investors during the final day of Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, March 15, 2015 - Reuters/Amr Abdallah
CAIRO - 5 June 2021: Egypt will transfer between 50,000 and 53,000 public servants to the new headquarters of the government bodies in the New Administrative Capital at the end of August 2021, Administrative Capital For Urban Development ( ACUD ) Spokesperson Khaled Al-Husseini, told Akhbar El You on Saturday.
He added that the old headquarters of the governmental bodies in Cairo and Giza will be subjected to Egypt’s Sovereign Fund.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has laid the first stone of the New Administrative Capital in East Cairo on July 14, 2018. With an area of 170,000 feddans, the new capital will include 20 residential areas expected to accommodate 6.5 million people and a road network of 650 km in length. The capital will include an international airport and an electric train to link it with the 10th of Ramadan and El-Salam cities.
It will feature 1,250 mosques and churches, a 5,000-seat conference center, nearly 2,000 schools and colleges, over 600 medical facilities, and a park that is projected to be the world’s largest.
The New Administrative Capital is located in the area between the Cairo-Suez and Cairo-Ain Sokhna roads, east of the regional ring road. This is roughly 60 km from the cities of Suez and Ain Sokhna.