President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in a meeting to be followed up on the status of implementing projects carried out by the Engineering Authority across the country- press poto
CAIRO - 20 December 2021: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the government to completely develop all shrines of Ahl al-Bayt (the family of Prophet Muhammad) with its internal halls and their architectural decorations, “in harmony with the historical and spiritual nature of these shrines,” said Egyptian Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady in a statement on Monday.
The shrines include major mosques of Sayyeda Nafisa, Sayyeda Zaynab, and Al Hussein.
During a meeting to be followed up on the status of implementing projects carried out by the Engineering Authority across the country, President also directed to develop the services and facilities surrounding the sites of shrines, including roads, squares and entrances leading to them, Rady added.
“ The status of a number of facilities in the New Administrative Capital was also presented, especially the engineering designs and artwork in Dar Al-Quran and the collectibles and event halls in the Misr Mosque, as well as the engineering studies pertinent to the international horse city, Marabet,” Rady said.
The President was also updated on progress made in the new roads and axes projects in Greater Cairo, including the development of the 26th of July Axis in the governorate of Giza, and the main axes in East Cairo and linking them to the Ring Road, Rady added.
“The President stressed the importance of carrying out the largest extent of engineering expansion within the framework of plans to develop vital axes and roads nationwide, with the aim of achieving the greatest amount of traffic flow. This is while taking into account the highest standards of security and safety and relying on the finest designs for facilities on both sides of the axes and providing them with all services,” the spokesperson said.
The Spokesperson added that the meeting reviewed the engineering and construction plan pertinent to the Ahalina 5 housing project as well as Al-Galala City and plans to make use of lands on both sides of the city road.
The meeting was attended by Presidential Advisor for Urban Planning Major General Amir Sayed Ahmed, Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Major General Ihab Al-Far, Director of Armed Forces Engineering Authority Advisory Office Major General Ashraf El-Araby, Assistant Director for road designs in the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Brigadier General Abdel Aziz El-Feki, Director of Ibdaa Marble and Granite Factory Dr. Tariq Al-Khudairi and consultant for Misr (Egypt) Mosque project Eng. Mohamed Talaat.