Arab Contractors

Arab Contractors
Government-owned corporation
Industry Construction, General Contracting
Founded 1955
Founder Osman Ahmed Osman
Headquarters Cairo, Egypt
Area served
Key people
Ossama El Hussieny (CEO)
Products Constructing bridges, roads, buildings and other structure
Services engineering consulting, Construction management
Revenue £E9.22 Billion (2007/08)
Number of employees

Arab Contractors (Egyptian Arabic: المقاولون العرب El Mokawloon El Arab) is an Egyptian construction and contracting company established in 1955 by Osman Ahmed Osman, an Egyptian entrepreneur and politician who served as Egypt's Housing Minister under Sadat's presidency. It was nationalized after the Egyptian revolution of 1952. The company participated in the construction of the Aswan High Dam and aided the war efforts during the 1973 War. It has been involved in the construction of several government buildings in Egypt. The company also owns a football club, El Mokawloon SC, that plays in the Egyptian League. Today, the Arab Contractors is one of the largest companies in Egypt.


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