Up to 28,000 jobs from new Maadi Technology Park
Egyptian authorities have inaugurated the next phase of the new technology park at Maadi, which is expected to create up to 28,000 direct and indirect jobs on completion.
Egypt’s Prime Minister, Dr Hesham Kandil accompanied by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Atef Helmy, has inaugurated the second part of the initial phase of the new Technology Park in Maadi.
This new section, the Cairo Contact Centres facility, includes five well-equipped buildings to host Egyptian and international IT and outsourcing companies, to export products to the world.
The new buildings extend over 42,000m², with investments reaching 290 million Egyptian pounds At full capacity, the new buildings will provide around 8 thousand direct job opportunities and 20 thousand indirect jobs.
Some Egyptian and international companies have already relocated to the buildings, including Intel, Naos, Centro, Etisal, IST and Henkel. Contracting with more companies is underway.
The Prime Minister underlined the Egyptian government’s aim to transform Egypt into a hub for internet services.