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Six years later, Egypt begins transfer to new capital

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has directed the government to start the actual transfer to the government district in the New Administrative Capital in December, but observers believe such relocation faces some obstacles.
Egypt capital

CAIRO —  President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has directed the government to start relocating to the new administrative capital in December.

The new administrative capital, east of Cairo, is located in the area between Cairo-Suez Road and Cairo-Ain Sokhna Road. The site is about 60 km from both the cities of Suez and Ain Sokhna, and the heart of Cairo.

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