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Tourism, housing ministers mull Sinai development projects
Published in The Egyptian Gazette on 22 - 03 - 2018

CAIRO, March 22 (MENA) - Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Moustafa Madbouly has met Minister of Tourism Rania al-Mashat and Serageddin Saad, the head of the General Authority For Tourism Development, to discuss tourism projects to be established in accordance with a recently announced Sinai development plan.
A master plan for a new city on 22,500 feddans in El Tur is being prepared, Madbouly said in a Ministry press release Thursday, noting that its coastal area will be developed for tourism purposes.
Moreover, Madbouly stated that the master plan is to be developed in tandem with the General Organization for Urban Planning and the General Authority For Tourism Development. According to the minister, the New Urban Communities Authority will be responsible for building the city's infrastructure.
He promised that the city will be a full-fledged new urban community that provides its residents with quality facilities and services.
The minister confirmed that implementation will start immediately once the master plan is finalised and approved by the cabinet and the president.


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