Egypt’s El Galala Mountain project to create jobs for youths
Around 80 national companies and about 15,000 employees are working on El Galala Mountain project
Work is ongoing at what is considered the second biggest project in Egypt after the New Suez Canal project, with investors and businessmen visiting the tourist development underway at Al Galala Mountain.
The development is located on the Red Sea in one of the country’s most important tourist and entertainment locations.
During the visit, investors visited the El Galala Way, part of the Egypt –Africa Ring Road that has been specifically designed to reduce traffic incidents in the area.
The road also serves major resorts in the area, and connects major tourism, industrial and agricultural projects that are currently being implemented within the Suez Canal development plan.
El Galala is famous for it’s marble, considered one of the best in the world and widely exported.
Around 80 national companies and about 15,000 employees are working on El Galala Mountain project.
The delegation also visited the associated tourism project, which consists of a seaside hotel, a mall, mountain hotel and water park, a marina and El Galala cable cars. Project executives expect the development to be completed by December 2016.
The city occupies an area of 19,000 acres, and includes King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz University, built as part of efforts to help the Egyptian economy.
This article first appeared in the Saudi Gazette on Sept. 06, 2016.