Osama Bishai, CEO, Orascom Construction

Economic diversification, regional expansions and population growth drive Egypt’s construction boom

Global Platform

In an interview with Global Platform, Osama Bishai, CEO of Orascom Construction, discusses the factors that are contributing to Egypt’s construction boom, namely the expanding demands of the country’s young population, the major infrastructure developments taking place in Africa and further abroad, and tourism projects, such as the Grand Egyptian Museum. In addition to driving activity, government plans are also helping to expand the capabilities of local contractors as they take a front seat in challenging developments.