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Egypt's new administrative capital awarded Best Arab Sustainable Development Project

The new administrative capital of Egypt was awarded Best Arab Sustainable Development Project 2021 during the 4th Conference of Arab Parliament and Heads of Arab Councils and Parliaments. The award was received by house speaker Hanafi el Gebali on 19 February.

The development has been described as the largest smart city in the Middle East. The UAE's Mars Mission (Hope Probe) and Saudi Arabia's NEOM were also awarded during the conference.

The new administrative capital comprises the central business district, including 19 hotel, residential and administrative towers beside the Iconic Tower, as well as schools, restaurants, and a hospital. The capital also has a governmental district that encompasses the Cabinet's building, 34 other buildings and different ministries.

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