Voices from Afar: Egyptian boy takes you on a tour of the ‘Pyramids of the New Age’

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China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) held an online open-day event on the Central Business District (CBD) project in the new administrative capital of Egypt on September 3. The event shows the construction progress of a series of landmark buildings, including the 385.8-meter-high Iconic Tower, which will be Africa’s tallest building when completed.

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In This Story: Egypt

Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.

The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities. 

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