Business Hub – Cairo:
Madbouly: The state succeeded in eliminating unsafe slum areas. We continue to develop unplanned areas
Dr. Mostafa Madbouly held, Prime Minister, meeting today; To follow up on the implementation of the mandates of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, constructing 200,000 housing units in Greater Cairo, Within the presidential initiative “Housing for All Egyptians” and within the framework of the state’s plan to develop unsafe areas, In the presence of Major General Engineer/ Amir Sayed Ahmed, Adviser to the President of the Republic for Urban Planning, and Major General Hisham Al-Suwaifi, Head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, Major General Ahmed Al-Azzazi, Director of Major Projects Department at the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Major General Ashraf Al Arabi, Head of the Consulting Office of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, Engineer Khaled Siddiq. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Urban Development Fund.
At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly referred to the assignments of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, Starting the construction of 200,000 housing units in Greater Cairo, In light of this, he directed the inventory of all state-owned lands inside Cairo until construction begins on them. As well as starting the evacuation of unplanned areas.
In this context, the Prime Minister referred to the success of the Egyptian state in eliminating unsafe slum areas. Our families are settled in urban, planned and decent residential areas. He added that we will continue, in accordance with the directives of the President, to develop the unplanned areas.
Ambassador Nader Saad stated, Spokesperson for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, That the meeting reviewed the strategy for developing unplanned areas in the Greater Cairo Region, He explained that the project includes the construction of about 200,000 housing units in two phases.
Saad added that the meeting dealt with the presentation of unplanned areas and an estimate of the number of units in each area in the governorates of Cairo, Giza and Qalyubia, as well as a presentation of the inventory of vacant lands proposed for housing projects as an alternative to slums in the three governorates.