A Tale of Next Cities. Egypt: Major building boom breathes life into 37 new smart city projects

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The Egyptian military as well as foreign and local contractors are benefiting from a major government-backed programme to build new cities and infrastructure.

Situated nearly 45km east of Cairo, Egypt’s New Administrative Capital has already taken shape and played host to several glitzy events. The aptly named city, which Egyptian officials liken to South Africa’s Pretoria, is where the new government headquarters are situated. Relocation of some 50,000 state employees is planned to begin within a few months.

+INFO: The Africa Report

+IMATGES: The Africa Report

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