The neighborhood offers fully furnished residential units to the former dwellers of a slum area called Tal Al Aqareb in Cairo governorate.
The five residential areas include Zarzara, Safaga, Quseir, Mujahid, and Jabal Al-Afash, in addition to markets, such as the Peugeot parking market.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli presented on Monday the challenges facing the Egyptian state and the key projects undertaken to mitigate their impact.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday urged continuous state efforts and projects to develop unsafe slums in the capital, Cairo, to secure appropriate housing units for citizens, the Egyptian Presidency said.
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.
Alexandria is seeking to say goodbye to slums by the year 2030, with a total budget of LE811 million.
Sisi's remarks came to ensure a decent life for slum dwellers and provide them with better services.
"More than half a million citizens have so far benefited from slum development,"executive director of the Development Fund for Slums Khaled Siddiq said.
Egypt Today tracks the complete makeover of the area that had been crudely-built shacks, before it was re-constructed in 2018.
Developing Egypt’s unsafe informal areas is expected to end by June 30, according to parliamentarian Amr Abu al-Yazeid's statements to Egypt today on Monday.
Since 2008, the government has been adopting a proactive approach toward slums, including establishing the Informal Settlements Development Fund.
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 unsafe informal areas across Egypt will be developed by the end of 2019, Wael Ezzat.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Tuesday that Port Said will become the first slums-free city in Egypt.
The construction works at Rawdat Al-Sayeda project in Sayeda Zainab to house slum residents has been finished, and it will inaugurated soon.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered to accelerate pace of implementing social housing projects
Mostafa Madbouly’s government seeks to replace all slums with 80,000 housing units during the 2018/2019 fiscal year as part of the “Development of Slums” program.
JAZZY partnered up with Tawasol Misr to create eyewear pouches in the spirit of giving back.
Approximately 850,000 citizens are residing in slum areas across the country.