Housing and Urban Communities Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered an inventory of all empty spaces in the cities of 6th of October and Sheikh Zayed to replan them for residential areas.
On a six-hour tour of the two cities, Madbouly noticed that those areas have not been utilized.
The minister inspected the Dar Misr project for average-level housing units and ordered that its second phase be offered within three months. He also ordered the immediate operation of the 1.5 km Central Axis Road and the completion of the Ring Road that runs parallel to the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road.
He ordered to remove all obstacles faced by investors building projects in the two cities.
For his part, Gamal Talaat of the city headquarters, said the budget will be increased next year from LE160 million to LE253 million in order to carry out more development projects.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm