Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday called a meeting of senior officials to follow up the progress work in a host of projects in the New Administrative Capital (NAC), mainly the City of Arts and Culture.
Attending the meeting were Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli, Fianance Minister Mohamed Maeet and Culture Minister Nivene el-Kilani. Also taking part in the meeting were the Chief of the Strategic Command and Military Industrialization Supervisor, Vice Admiral Ahmed Khaled, the Head of the Armed Forces Financial Affairs Authority, Lieutenant General Ahmed el-Shazli, and the NAC Company’s Board Chairman, Engineer Khaled Abbas, Presidency Spokesman Ahmed Fahmy said.
During the meeting, President Sisi gave directives for ensuring the maximum extent of benefiting from the potentials and highly developed capabilities of the NAC’s City of Arts and Culture enhancing co-operation with well established international expertise in the management and operation of such an edifice, Spokesman Fahmy said.
Action in this direction, President Sisi noted, would maximize the value of the NAC’s Arts and Culture City as a new and unique beacon of Egyptian artistic and cultural creativity, the Presidency spokesman Fahmy said.
In addition, the meeting featured a presentation on the various components of the City of Arts and Culture, mainly the NAC Library which comprises a collection of rare books and collectibles, the Museum of Egypt’s Capitals, the Museum of Arts and the Museum of Currencies, Spokesman Fahmy said.
Also contained in that review was the new opera house with its large capacity and unique architectural, engineering and technical style, as well as the two theaters for drama and music which have been designed in accordance with the highest standards, the spokesman added.