The massive road construction projects have demolished residential buildings, family owned cemeteries part of the historic City of the Dead, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and erased some of the oldest remaining green spaces. A bridge under construction part of mega projects that include building new luxurious cities and residences, roads, bridges and tunnels as the government tries to ease traffic on congested roads in one of the world's most crowded cities, in the Giza, 2021.
Maspero Television Building on the banks of the Nile river in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The new capital is a $45 billion city being built on on 170,000 acres about 28 miles (about 45 kilometers) east of Cairo and nearly twice its size. The New Administrative Capital is biggest of the mega-projects Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi launched since taking office in 2014. It is planned to house 6.5 million people. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty) Cairo EGY