Construction sector adds 3.7 mln job opportunities in Egypt: minister

Egypt’s construction sector adds around 3.7 million direct and indirect job opportunities, marking 20 percent of total jobs offered by other industries, Planning Minister Hala al-Saaed said Sunday.

“The construction sector has achieved around 17.7 percent contribution to the country’s GDP growth rates.” Al Saaed added.

The minister made these remarks during the third edition of Builders of Egypt Forum has kicked off in Cairo on Sunday.