President Sisi meets with Cabinet ministers- Press photo
CAIRO - 18 April 2020: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued directives to develop the Fustat Park area in Old Cairo to cope with the renovation there, topped by the establishment of the National Museum of the Egyptian Civilization.
This came during a Saturday meeting with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Housing Minister Assem Gazzar, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.
Radi's statement added the meeting tackled the progress realized so far in a number of national projects of the Housing Ministry, especially with regard to new cities, roads, utilities, and the development of slum areas.
Sisi also directed to work under new mechanisms that were adopted in accomplishing national projects over the recent years away from the bureaucracy.
Gazzar posted Sisi on the progress realized in new cities, including the New Assiut city, New Aswan city, and Mansoura city.
He also sensitized the president to the construction works in the New Administrative Capital and New Alamein city.
The president also stood on the ongoing development of Greater Cairo and Sixth of October as well as Warraq district. The talks also reviewed the Housing Ministry's projects to develop Upper Egypt.
Sisi directed on Saturday to entrench new mechanisms carried out to implement national projects in the past few years, added that the new mechanisms had led to achieving the developmental goals to have a more decent future.
The meeting also tackled the situation of the national projects implemented by the Housing Ministry especially the new cities and the roads, facilities, housing, services, and developing slums domains.