News

Electric Cars, a EGP 400 Million Project to Develop Giza Pyramids Complex

Electric Cars, a EGP 400 Million Project to Develop Giza Pyramids Complex

Electric cars are to be introduced to the complex of Giza pyramids in efforts to renovate the pyramids area announced General Supervisor of The Giza Plateau Development Project Mohamed Ismail.

The Giza Plateau Development Project allocates EGP 400 million to develop the surrounding area of the pyramids and support it with suitable facilities for transport visitors to the historic area of the pyramids.

According to statement by Ismail, cars and buses will not be allowed inside the Giza complex. Instead the project will secure 35 electric cars to transport all visitors from the gates to the pyramids.

The visitors’ building will include a movie theater to screen films about the history of Egypt.

There will be an area dedicated to horseback riding, camel riding three kilometers away from the pyramids in addition to moving all vendors to the bazzar area.

Egypt depends on the tourism sector as a main contributor to the country’s GDP and has been engaged in attempts to revive the ailing sector that has been reeling from years of political turmoil.

Following the 2011 January revolution, the influx of tourists declined by 4.8 percent to hit 9.9 percent in 2014, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

The Role of Egyptian Men in Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Abu Dhabi Set to Host The 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Activist Marwa Kenawy Petitions Against Pardoning of her Son’s Convicted Killers

Fadila El Karrany17 January 2022

South Korea’s President to visit Egypt for the First Time in 16 Years

Farah Rafik17 January 2022

At 12 Years Old, Egyptian-American Sawsan Ahmed Graduates University

Fadila El Karrany17 January 2022

The Cairo Palace of Arts Hosts the 32nd Youth Salon

Farah Rafik16 January 2022

‘Nour’ Journal by Arab Women Writers Digitalized for the Public

ES Buzz14 January 2022

Prominent Public Figures Wael al-Ibrashi and Tahany el-Gebaly Pass Away Due to COVID-19

Mona Abdou10 January 2022

Film My Design Festival Returns for Its 2nd Edition in January 2022

Mona Abdou10 January 2022

Egyptian Media CEO Detained for ‘Assaulting Orphan Girls’

Marina Makary9 January 2022