FILE – New Administrative Capital
CAIRO, April 19 (MENA) - Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli toured on Sunday the New Administrative Capital (NAC) to check on the construction progress of the projects of the first stage.
During the inspection tour, the premier made sure that all construction workers in the projects are adopting precautionary measures against coronavirus in terms of respirator masks and thermometer guns.
Madbouli was accompanied by Housing Minister Essam el Gazar and Assistant chairman of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces and the executive director of NAC projects Shabaan Dahi.
The housing minister updated Madbouli on the construction progress of the iconic tower, saying the 30th floor was built with a 150-meter high.
The 385-meter-high Iconic Tower will be the tallest building in Africa.
The premier underlined the importance of increasing workers and equipment in all sites to make up for the delay over the past period over coronavirus.
Dahi updated the premier on the construction progress of the government district and the bank area set up by the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces.
The government district is built on 1.5 million square meters, 20 percent of which is designed for buildings and the rest for green gardens.
The district will include 34 ministries in addition to the building of the cabinet and the parliament.