UAE to build Egypt’s ‘new Cairo’
SHARM EL SHEIKH // The UAE will be the driving force behind the construction of a new administrative capital for Egypt.
A key part of the project is to be named in honour of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
The Dh72 billion city will occupy 700 square kilometres of land to the east of Cairo, about 12 times the size of Manhattan, and will accommodate seven million people and create 1.5 million jobs.
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