FILE- The Corniche of the New Alamein City – Egypt Today
MARSA MATROUH, Egypt - 1 March 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated the first phase of the New Alamein City on Thursday in Marsa Matrouh governorate.
The first phase will include the inauguration of an eco-city. New El Alamein City also will include a national university that comprises a number of applied science faculties, an opera house, a library and a museum.
Sisi will also inaugurate a number of projects via video conference.
The city is located on an area of 48,000 feddans (one feddan equals 1.038 acres) in El Alamein town on Egypt's Mediterranean coast and it is designed to include 5,000 housing units to accommodate more than 400,000 inhabitants.