Egyptian official delegation, explains the scheme of new cities in Egypt at the Chicago Conference.
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Egyptian official delegation, explains the scheme of new cities in Egypt at the Chicago Conference.

Egypt for the first time in the conference with a delegation comprising the Minister of Housing, Engineer Khaled Abbas, Deputy Minister of Housing for National Projects, as well as the participation of delegations and various ministerial officials from several countries, as well as representatives of construction companies executing high-rise buildings projects, including the Central Business District project in the new administrative capital, in addition to global consulting offices in the field of design and engineering.

Egypt has been named the three-day event’s country of honor.

During a meeting between Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar and Chairman of CTBUH Steve Watts, on the sidelines of the tenth CTBUH conference aimed to discuss ways of cooperation and benefit from the Council in the future, it was agreed on Egypt's membership in the Council, as well as to arrange workshops and call for the next conference in Egypt. whereby both parties arranged a visit Egypt in February 2020 to arrange various aspects of collaboration.

The Iconic Tower in the New Administrative Capital ranked third.

He noted that this conference is considered one of the leading conferences in the world for professionals, and is awarded a prize for high-rise buildings each year with four regional awards to the United States, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, as well as the regions of Asia and Australia. The ministry will participate in Mipim 2020 in France through an official booth of the Ministry of Housing with the presence of a number of real estate developers. This will be the second time Egypt participates in this global event, which includes a number of foreign investment funds.Egypt's participation in such a major event will positively impact its international image by presenting its various major projects as a global center for development and investments as a beginning of the promotion of the Central Business District (CBD) project the New Administrative Capital (NAC) which will boast 20 towers, comprising residential, administrative, and commercial options, together with the tallest tower in Africa.

For its part, the Chinese company (CSCEC) showcased a series of high-rise towers carried out around the world, where the iconic tower in the new administrative capital ranked third in the ranking in terms of height after two towers implemented in Malaysia and Indonesia.


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