- About The Public Free Zone of Keft
The Public Free Zone of Keft was established according the Prime Minister decision No. 321 of
2005 and covers an area of 216 Feddan on the road Keft / El-Qasser next to the industrial zone
in Keft at halfway between the city of Qena, which is called Egypt Paris due to having clean,
high-class neighborhoods in addition to good weather; and Luxor City which is internationally
known as the largest open-air museum of antiquities in the world.
The Public Free Zone of Keft is located nearby the industrial zone on the road of Keft / El-Qaser
1 km from the new Upper Egypt road on the East bank of the Nile that connects the zone with
all governorates and various sea and air ports across the country.
The Public Free Zone of Keft is characterized by unique and exceptional location in the middle
of the Golden Triangle (Safaga /Qena/ El-Qaser) and that puts before you, dear investor, an
open repository of natural and mineral resources and wealth which enables you to setup your
project within the area to practice activities depending on the exploitation and manufacturing
of available wealth and resources so as to achieve a higher rate of return on your investment
compared to many of the sites not only internally on the local level, but also regionally at the
Moreover, the region location which mediates the between the cities of Qena and Luxor (50
km), two cities with high population intensity having qualified labors, scientifically and
technically, who are graduated from 8 technical colleges other than theoretical collages at the
University of South Valley, as well as a number of technical institutes, training centers and
vocational rehabilitation centers so you can pick the best talents to employ them in running
your project or at least to make use of their services in order to assist you to practice the
activities required to your project.
As well as the region site is near from Luxor International Airport (45 km) and that allows
traveling easily between your country and your own project located on the zone. Moreover,
the services of shipping and air transport are available, thus you will be able to export you
project products by air.
Also, the zone is away from the port of Safaga by 180 km. This port is deemed as the Upper
Egypt gate on the Red Sea coast and is one of the strategic ports on the way of international
navigation. It will enable you to export your project products by sea to various countries
around the world via marine shipping liners, locally and internationally, that serve the port.
The Public Free Zone of Keft is equipped with an integrated network of facilities and
infrastructure services (The communication networks/electric energy/water and
sanitation/lighting and internal roads etc …) which the General Authority for Investment takes
necessary measures to raise their capacity by developing the road network, interior lighting
and fencing the zone location by an external wall on which the guard towers for the purpose of
guarding and security.
The Public Free Zone of Keft has an integrated customs unit that provides various customs
clearance services to your project as soon as possible in addition to fire extinguishing unit that
is equipped to fight fires and to assure occupational safety and industrial security for your
project in coordination with the zone administration.
The established Public Free Zone of Keft has a strong network of logistics and banking services
providers working through a number of shipping companies and maritime navigation at Safaga
port to export your products, in addition to a number of branches of national and foreign
banks; exchange, insurance and reinsurance companies in Qena and Luxor to provide services
needed by the project to carry out its activities.