New Administrative Capital

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The New Administrative Capital (NAC)[1][2] (Arabic: العاصمة الإدارية الجديدة) is a large-scale project in Egypt that has been under construction since 2015.

It was announced by then-Egyptian housing minister Moustafa Madbouly at the Egypt Economic Development Conference on 13 March 2015.[3] The city will reportedly be named Wedian, the Egyptian Arabic plural for "Wadi".[4][5][6]

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  1. "Egypt's new desert capital faces delays as it battles for funds". Reuters. 2019-05-13. Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  2. "Inside Egypt's new capital". Property Week. Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  3. "Egypt plans new capital adjacent to Cairo". Al Jazeera. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  4. Khorshed, Mirette (2017). Cairo's new administrative capital Wedian City: lessons from the past and for the future (M.C.P.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. hdl:1721.1/108955. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  5. Keeton, Rachel; Provoost, Michelle (10 July 2019). "New cities in the sand: inside Egypt's dream to conquer the desert". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  6. "UDC - Urban Development Consortium". Retrieved 2020-03-06.