Slums in Cairo- Nowhereman1977 - via Wikimedia Commons
Slums in Cairo- Nowhereman1977 - via Wikimedia Commons

PM follows up plan to develop Cairo's unsafe slums

Wed, Jan. 2, 2019
CAIRO - 2 January 2019: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired a meeting on Tuesday to follow up the latest developments in the field of developing Cairo's unsafe slums and a plan drawn up to occupy the governorate's recently developed areas.

The meeting was attended by the local development minister, the Cairo governor, two deputies of the housing minister, the Cairo security chief and several other officials.

During the meeting, the Cairo governorate's officials reviewed a report about ongoing projects, set to be inaugurated in the coming stage, including the Asmarat 3 project, which was carried out on an area of 65 feddans and includes setting up 7,298 housing units at an estimated cost of EGP 1.9 billion.

The officials also took up Mahroosa 2 project that was established on an area of 16 feddans and comprises 1,666 housing units at a total cost of EGP 350 million in addition to Rawdet el Sayeda project implemented on 7.5 feddans and including 816 units at a total cost of EGP 330 million.

The meeting touched on the Cairo governorate's vision to deal with slum areas that have been demolished and developed in addition to plans to occupy them in cooperation with several bodies concerned.
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