Africa's tallest skyscraper is set to be constructed in the capital city of Rabat in Morocco. It is scheduled to be built by a Chinese firm. According to CTGN News, a deal was struck in Casablanca by the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC), Morocco's BMCE Bank of Africa and Travaux Generaux de Construction de Casablanca - Morocco's leading construction company, for the huge project.
The tower is billed to be a 55-story structure, having a height of 250 meters tall and will use ecological and sustainable design concepts. It will also house offices, hotels and luxury apartments, according to media reports.
Other spectacular structures are also noted to be housed by the skyscraper including the Grand Theater of Rabat, the Arts and Culture House, the National Archives of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Archaeological Museum.
|Projected look of the structure after construction|