Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly affirmed on Sunday that the state attaches great interest with road development and construction projects, especially those serving new cities.
Madbouly noted that road projects contribute to attracting population, investment, and employment opportunities to new cities, in a way that serves the state’s vision towards achieving sustainable development.
In this regard, Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar stated that the Ministry has developed many axes and main roads in new cities, with a total length of about 1,350 km, and an estimated cost of EGP 33bn.
El Gazzar added that the main axes and roads projects in the new cities included the development and expansion of several roads in New Cairo, including the 9 km long Gamal Abdel Nasser axis and its intersections, the Northern 90th and the Southern 90th axes with length 20 km, and old Kattameya-Ain Sokhna road starting from the 11 km long ring road. In 6th of October City, a number of main axes were developed, including the central axis with a length of 6 km, in addition to the development of the middle ring road with a length of 10.6 km, the southern Dahshur link road with a length of 13 km, and the Wahat Road with a length of 17 km.
Besides, the development and expansion of the road link leading to the entrance to New Burj Al Arab city from El Kafoury Road with a length of 3.5 km, as well as the developing axis of New Sphinx city with a length of 16 km. Moreover, maintaining and raising efficiency of the road linking Assiut city and New Assiut with a length of 10 km, as well, the dualization of Upper Egypt-Red Sea road with a length of 11 km, the development of main plateau axis in west Assiut with a length of 22 km, along with the dualisation of Minya-Bani Suef desert road with a length of 14 km, and the expansion and upgrading of the Al-Rubiki road with a length of 8.6 km.
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