Ministries short on cash for move to new capital

The ministry district of the new capital, located about 50 kilometres from the centre of Cairo, on 12 September 2022.
The ministry district of the new capital, located about 50 kilometres from the centre of Cairo, on 12 September 2022. © Khaled Elfiqi/EPA/MaxPPP
The inauguration of President Sisi's flagship project, Egypt's new capital set 50km from Cairo, is a few steps behind, not the least its administrative district. The country's cash-strapped ministries simply don't have the funds to relocate. [...] (361 words)
Issue dated 12/10/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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