Process of transferring capital of Egypt begins

04.11.2021,11:53


November 4, Fineko/abc.az. The Egyptian government has made a decision to change the capital. 

ABC.AZ reports that in this regard, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi instructed the government. The government is due to begin the process of moving to the new capital next month. This stepwill be part of a 6-month trial period.

The new administrative capital is being built about 45 km east of Cairo.
According to the country's officials, the multi-billion dollar project is aimed at reducing the density of transport in Cairo, as well as providing shelter for more than 6 million people.