Egypt's Mansour allocates 398 acres for industrial tannery zone

Ahram Online, Thursday 5 Jun 2014

Adly Mansour
Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour(Photo: Reuters)

Egypt’s outgoing President Adly Mansour has approved allocating 398.6 acres of state land to the ministry of trade, industry and investment establish a developed industrial zone for leather tanneries.

The to-be-established zone, called Al-Robeky, is 54 km east of Cairo.

Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported on Thursday that the allocated land includes 143.3 acres belonging to Egypt's military.

Mansour is due to leave office on Sunday following the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

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