Development of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday the foundation stone of the heart of the city of the world island "Mqsm" 80 km from Port Sudan, Red Sea State and implemented by the Saudi investor Abdullah Ahmad Husseini at a cost of $ 11 billion implemented in stages.
And completed the first phase of the project within 5 years on an area of 323 million square meters and includes the city towers, and cities and tourist information and commercial and sport next to the airport and the industrial city and seaport.
The presidential adviser Mustafa Osman Ismail said that the project will lead Sudan to the ranks of developed countries and will rise and major economic development as well as it will link Sudan with Arab, African, as he would convey to be a magnet for investment and tourism.
He said that the project is going to shift in the economic boom and development, noting that accommodates about 120 thousand workers, most of them sons of the state also boasts the largest fountain in the world.
The city has the highest tower in the world in the form of a giant ear of corn
For his part, said spokesman for the project assistant buyer, said the project linking the east-west and north-south in the entity with whom a Muslim Arab and African identity in a single entity.
He added: "We aspire to achieve a global model available in which Islamic values and principles that establish the appropriate environment for everyone."
The project is a landmark tourist prominent in the Arab region and will anchor in the future, when completed, more than 150 thousand residents and about 120 thousand of businessmen and contains more than 10 cities and tourist trade has been designed to be at the same time, residential, commercial, economic, tourist and entertainment.
And includes the cities of the latest port of its parts in the Middle East, as well as larger areas surrounding the marina which can accommodate more than 2,400 boat next to the sidewalks that accommodate more than 700 yachts.
The tower is designed hippocampal which will, after completion, the highest tower in the world in the form of a giant ear of corn rises to the sky a good basket for Sudan as a focus of attention of the world to provide food for millions of people.