Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inspected on Thursday morning the second stage of the of Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) project, the Axis of Rawd Al–Faraj as well as Hadabet El-Haram, according to presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady.
The GEM, which is located on 500,000 sqm next to the Pyramids of Giza, is set to be officially inaugurated in 2020, according to earlier statements by the Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany.
Meanwhile, the construction of Rawd Al–Faraj axis cost EGP 2bn and EGP400 m. The project included gate areas of the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road and El-Dabaa Road.
Earlier on Wednesday, Al-Sisi inaugurated the Bashair Al-Khair project in Alexandria, with the attendance of Prime Minister and Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly, the Governor of Alexandria, Abdel Aziz Qunswa, and other high-profile state officials.
The Bashair Al-Khair 2 is the second stage of the development of the Ghet El-Enap area in Alexandria. The first stage included establishing around 1,632 housing units, while the second stage targets the construction of 18 housing blocks, including 37 buildings, and 1,869 housing units.