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Egypt to turn ancient government building into hotel

The Egyptian government is implementing a project to repurpose one of the oldest and most famous buildings in downtown Cairo into a mixed-use development building to achieve profits and boost tourism.
The Mugamma (Complex) administrative government building towering over Cairo's Tahrir Square is lit up on April 3, 2021.

CAIRO — The Egyptian government is working to repurpose the Tahrir Complex, the most famous government building in the heart of the capital, Cairo, specifically in Tahrir Square, in order to benefit from it on several levels.

On Dec. 6, 2021, a consortium of international developers and investors, including Oxford Capital Group, Global Ventures Group and Al Otaiba Investments, signed an agreement with the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, headed by Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Saeed, to develop and repurpose the building.

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