PM inspects the residential district of the new administrative capital
DOSSIER – Prime Minister and Minister of Housing Moustafa Madbouly
CAIRO – June 24, 2018: Prime Minister and Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouli on Sunday inspected the residential area under construction of the New Administrative Capital, supervised by the Ministry of Housing, a few days before offering housing for sale.
The prime minister met with senior officials of the companies carrying out the project, urging them to increase the rate of implementation, the housing ministry said in a press release.
He told them that there are presidential guidelines that the residential area must be ready for housing by June 30, 2019.
“Therefore, each company must strictly adhere to the deadlines for the completion of its units. The landscaping of the buildings, which have been completed, must also be completed on time,” the prime minister said in the statement.
On the implementation of the residential area, which is supervised by the Ministry of Housing, Eng. Mohamed Abdel Maksoud, the head of the new administrative capital, said the residential area covers an area of ââ1,000 feddans. It contains eight districts with 699 residential buildings which include 19,992 dwellings as well as 952 villas and townhouses.
It also contains 64 mixed-use buildings and nine buildings in the Green Oasis district, which in turn houses the district’s central services, he added.
In total, according to construction plans, the area will have 23,064 residential and commercial units, he also said.
The finishing phase of the first phase of residential buildings and villas is currently underway with completion percentages ranging from 80% to 85%, he noted.