Cairo;

According to  Russia today,published new photos of the new building called "Octagon" for the Egyptian Ministry of Defense.

"The Octagon" which means the eight ribs, all the headquarters of branches of the Egyptian armed forces, is scheduled to be completed soon,

 The pentagon means pentagon because of it is fifth , a name in ancient Greek, while octa means eight,

The octagon is the name given to the new headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense in the new administrative capital, as it is designed in the form of an octagonal building, or precisely in the form of several buildings each

Eight facets and connected to corridors connected to a main building in the center ..

The project is located on a total area estimated at 189 thousand square meters, while the actual area of ​​buildings is estimated at 45 thousand square meters, and the design includes eight octagonal buildings in Pharaonic style,

A circle of administrative buildings, while two central ministerial buildings are located in the center of the circle and connect to each other and to the other eight buildings with longitudinal corridors, and the number of these buildings is equal to the number of the Egyptian army departments.

Source: RT

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