522 developmental projects implemented in Sinai at LE46.7B in past decade



Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 11:00 GMT


Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 11:00 GMT

CAIRO – 24 April 2024: The Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities released Wednesday a statement – on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day marking April 25 - displaying the developmental projects carried out over the past 10 years.


A total of 522 projects were implemented at a cost of LE46.7 billion. Those included the creation of seven Bedouin communities in South Sinai and 11 in North Sinai where four fishermen villages were introduced comprising 1,380 houses. The second phase of the project will consist of 17 Bedouin communities having a total of 950 houses. In North Sinai's Rafah and Sheikh Zowayed, there will be four communities encompassing 6,053 houses.  


In total, 17,000 residential units have been built at LE4.074 billion varying in type between Bedouin houses, and apartments in the categories of social housing, slum-alternative housing, and low-income housing.


With regard to utilities, infrastructure worth LE2.36 billion was built for both residential and industrial purposes. Moreover, LE1.415 billion were spent on introducing electricity in villages, Bedouin communities, and roads.


As for roads, the plan consists of 150 extending on a total of 1,154 kilometers at a budget of LE9.427 billion. Of those, 1,012 roads were completed. Also, LE900 million are being spent on 32 projects in the sectors of agriculture, animal production, and food processing among others to create jobs for residents and fulfill their needs.  



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