President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Wednesday that the design of the Islamic Cultural Centre and the Misr Mosque in the New Administrative Capital should reflect Egypt’s Islamic history.
El-Sisi made the remarks in a meeting held with a number of state officials to follow up on the projects being constructed nationwide by the Egyptian Armed Forces’ Engineering Authority in cooperation with government authorities and ministries.
The president reviewed the work on the new capital’s institutions, especially the Islamic Cultural Centre and the Misr Mosque, which is set to be among the world’s largest mosques.
El-Sisi also reviewed the work flow on the diplomatic district of the new capital, which will house foreign embassies.
The president was also briefed on the unified headquarters of the international organisations located in Egypt, which will be constructed in the diplomatic district based on the highest international engineering standards and in full coordination with the United Nations, the statement added.
The meeting also addressed the work progress of various national construction projects, including the construction and upgrading of several roads and axes.