World Bulletin / News Desk
A committee from the Egyptian Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) will be coming to Istanbul in the scope of investigating the development and growth projects in Turkey.
Member of the development and planning committee, Mohamed Said Abou Al-Azam, said Thursday that the committee will pay a visit to Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to cooperate over the project of "Cairo 2017" and he added that they are waiting to be accepted by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Al-Azam told AA that more than 80 Egyptian experts take place in the preparations of "Cairo 2017" project which includes the development in the areas of tourism, economy, environment, social developments, transportation and urban developments.
Al-Azam also explained that they will be also discussing to sign a protocol for a joint cooperation between two countries in the scope of Cairo 2017 project.
He stressed that they researched in 12 different cities and found Istanbul closest to Cairo under the problems of history, population and traffic. He said that results of the project will be released to the public later on and then presented to the parliament.
Alongside Mohamed Said Abou Al-Azam, the committee is formed by member of the environmental development, Abdulbasid al-Jamal, member of the transportation, Muaz Rushdi, and Representative of Turkey of FJP Tariq Abdulcelil.
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