Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed Bin Zayed inspected the residential buildings, entertainment areas, tourist towers, 14 kilometer beach and port under construction on Thursday in New al-Alamein city.
The Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi said Bin Zayed praised the city’s state-of-art architecture and comprehensive development projects that aim at modernizing Egypt.
Radi added that Bin Zayed visited the military al-Alamein museum, which contains weapons, armored vehicles, and warcrafts that memorialize the Battle of al-Alamein of 1942.
The two leaders also visited the gallery, which displays maps of the battle and details the military role of Egypt during the Second World War from 1940-1945.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Mohammed Bin Zayed al-Nahyan on Wednesday to hold bilateral talks at Ras al-Tin Palace in Alexandria.
The meeting was followed by an extended session between the two countries’ delegations in which they signed a number of joint cooperation agreements in the fields of housing, irrigation, trade and industry.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm