President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi inspected, Friday June 12, 2020 Al-Asmarat 3 housing project in Cairo's Mokattam district, which was established to house residents of slums.
CAIRO, 12 June 2020: President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi inspected, Friday Al-Asmarat 3 housing project in Cairo's Mokattam district, which was established to house residents of slums.
During his tour inside the housing project, Sisi met and chatted with some of the residents, listened to their comments and if they have any complains or demands amid the Coronavirus epidemic, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.
The president also visited some projects in east Cairo including number of roads and axes currently under construction.
Sisi’s official account on twitter published some photos of the president’s tour inside the housing project, Friday, noting to the president’s keenness to listen to the residents’ comments.
Last April, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli made an inspection tour of the development project of Maspero Triangle accompanied by ministers of antiquities and tourism, local development and housing and Cairo governor, among others.
Madbouli ordered to swiftly complete housing works of units allocated for families who will return to live in the area located in Cairo.
The project includes three residential buildings, two allocated for former dwellers of the triangle who wish to return to the area.
Each building will include ground-floor parking, one floor for commercial uses in addition to 16 residential floors and ten elevators.The third building includes ten residential floors, in addition to a shopping center.
The Maspero Triangle, which covers an area of 77 acres, has long been home to slums.
Residents were asked to choose between receiving financial compensation and relocating to the Asmarat district or staying in other homes until development is complete.
Madbouli aslo toured Tahrir Square and inspected development works implemented there. He directed officials to swiftly contract with a security company to secure development works carried out at Cairo’s main square.