In Pics: Sisi have Iftar with Asmarat residents, says gov. provides 1M job opportunities annually

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 07:38 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, had Iftar on Thursday with Asmarat neighborhood residents along with number of public figures and members of Parliament as part of the annual event ‘The Egyptian family Iftar’.

Construction cost of 1 alternative housing unit in Egypt is LE450K: official

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 09:22 GMT

Sediq added that the cost of constructions in Asmarat alone is LE3.6 billion, while the value of the land on which it is built is LE2.5 billion.

Video: Former residents of the "Cow's Stomach" slum happy with free furnished apartments in Asmarat

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 10:48 GMT

Former residents of Batn el-Baqara slum area in Old Cairo have expressed gratitude after receiving their furnished apartments in Asmarat City for free.

“Reviviscence”: documentary features Egypt’s long journey to end slums

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 01:06 GMT

Shedding light on Egypt's long journey to end unsafe slums crises, DMC channel produced a 29-minute documentary that reviews how housing projects such as Asmarat and Bashar El khier were a live saving step for more than 150K citizens and families.

Long Live Egypt Culture Palace presents various folk dance performances in Asmarat

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:08 GMT

The talents of the Long Live Egypt Culture Palace presented a performance of the epic "Tomorrow is Better Than Today" to simplify the concept of the 2030 strategy, according to a statement issued by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces on February 4.

136 families are being moved to Egypt's Asmarat alternative housing neighborhood

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 10:58 GMT

Cairo municipal authority has a target of demolishing 47 buildings housing 56 families and has already bulldozed 31 that used to have 35 families.

Scouting day to be held in Asmarat neighborhood on Jan. 11

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 02:57 GMT

The Heliopolis Association, headed by Nabil Helmy, is organizing a scouting day for the visitors of the Heliopolis Library in the Asmarat district, in which about 25 children will participate.

Al-Asmarat City receives the largest gathering of Skating Games in the Middle East

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 11:53 GMT

The festival concluded with a music concert, a revue, and a parade; and shields and medals were awarded to the winners.

In pics: Sisi inspects al-Asmarat 3 housing project

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 09:20 GMT

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.

Preventive slum measures save lives in Cairo's Razzaz rockslide

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 12:21 GMT

Since 2008, the government has been adopting a proactive approach toward slums, including establishing the Informal Settlements Development Fund.

PM follows up plan to develop Cairo's unsafe slums

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 12:59 GMT

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.

PM directs officials to swiftly finalize Asmarat 3 project in Cairo

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 09:16 GMT

Madbouli urged the officials to swiftly finalize the third phase of Asmarat project that includes the establishment of 7,304 housing units at a cost of LE 1.8 billion.

Egypt completes demolition of 75% of Maspero triangle slums

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 10:47 GMT

The project is a part of an initiative launched in 2014 to develop slum areas all over Egypt.

Kabil opens 1st vocational training center in Asmarat next Feb.

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 11:09 GMT

Trade Minister Tarek Qabil will inaugurate in next February a vocational training center to serve residents of al Asmarat 2 district and al Mokattam neighborhood in Cairo.

18 families displaced from Manshiyat Naser to Asmarat district

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 09:05 GMT

Eighteen families from Manshiyat Naser district, an area in Cairo that is characterized by high levels of poverty, were displaced to the Asmarat housing project in Cairo's suburb of Mokattam.

Implementation of Asmarat housing project to start

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 09:29 GMT

Ministers agree on starting the implementation of the investment and service plan in Asmarat housing project in Cairo's suburb of Mokattam.