The board of the New Urban Communities Authority has decided to allocate three pieces of land to establish three churches and allocated 100 acres in New Cairo to establish city for Al-Azhar University expatriate students and a dormitory.
The three churches will be in al-Obour, New Fayoum, and New Tiba cities.
The board decided also to allocate 30,000 square meters in the 6 October City for secondary school students.
A plot of land of 100 acres has been allocated in al-Amal neighborhood in New Cairo for establishing Al-Azhar City which will include Azhar institutes, a city for Azhar expatriate students, and a new headquarters for some colleges, according to the Minister of Housing and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly.
He added a plot of land in front of the girls' branch of University of Al-Azhar in 10th of Ramadan City has been allocated to establish a dormitory for students.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm