CAIRO: Egypt has signed a deal with the Chinese company MCC to build a theme park in the new administrative capital, Youm7 reported Friday.
The Chinese company will be responsible for the design, finance and implementation of the simulated city, which will cover a distance of 600 feddan (252 acres.)
The park is scheduled to take between two years and a half or three years of implementation, Youm7 quoted Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly. The Chinese company also offered to carryout maintenance work in the city, as well as be engaged in other projects like water stations and sewage systems.
The contract signed between the company and the Housing Minister Madbouly came as part of an array of 21 cooperation agreements endorsed Thursday by both Egypt and China, during the visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping in Cairo.
Egypt and China are expected to sign a contract for an electric train connecting the new administrative capital east of Cairo within a week.