The tour is within a series of visits to governorates in order to check the progress of national projects and the needs of citizens.
Younes affirmed that all slum areas will be eliminated by the end of 2020.
Touring the housing project of Asmarat, which gives an alternative accommodation for residents of unsafe slums, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday has followed up one of the nurseries in the project and joined children while they were singing and watching a puppet show.
This program, which was launched by President Sisi over the past six years, aims at serving ordinary Egyptians and offering good services to them.
More than 50,000 citizens will benefit from this project which was accomplished in two years and half.
The ministry plans to raise the coverage of the water supply network, and 500,000 social and middle-income housing units will be built across the country.
The minister announced on Saturday that 744 luxury and middle-class housing units in Obour City will be delivered starting February 16.
Minister of Housing Assem al-Gazar stated that the number of social housing units established until present is 400,000, while those under construction are 290,000.
The Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Areas clarified on Saturday the status of constructions in “Sakan Misr” and social housing projects in Badr City.
A Ministry of Local Development’s report explained that citizens’ contributions will compose 40 percent of the projects’ costs.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics and the Social Housing Fund released on Monday a report measuring demand on social housing.
Online reservation of 1,268 prime lands and 814 super prime lands located in nine and eight new cities respectively will start on Tuesday, September 17.
The Ministry of Housing will offer soon residential units as part of Sakan Misr projects in the cities of New Damietta, New Menya, Asyut’s Nasser City, New Mansoura, and western Qena.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held on Saturday a meeting with the officials of construction companies working in New Alamein City and Minister of Housing.
Some beneficiaries across the country breached the rules ensuring eligibility to acquire a free fully-furnished apartment.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held a meeting with the committee in charge of preparing the Integrated Strategic Plan for Northwestern Coast Development.
Utilities are being introduced in the fifth phase of the social housing project established in the 10th of Ramadan city.
The Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities will finish in August the execution of 1,440 residential units within Sakan Misr initiative, and 1,584 social housing units distributed among 66 buildings in Asyut.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly departed to Germany on Sunday heading a delegation of 130 individuals to attend the 22nd Arab-German Business Forum.
Unlicensed buildings and huts are demolished after the evacuation of the residents.