Fathy, Hassan. Correspondence Regarding Rural Housing. 28 Aug. 1978. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Written To: Mr. Uthman Ahmad Uthman, The Minister of Housing and Construction
Date: August 28, 1976
This correspondence from Fathy is in reference to the need for the establishment of a national institute for technological development in Cairo geared for solving problems and finding solutions in for housing in the third world. He also comments on the creation of the position of the 'The First Farmer,' given to the President in order to increase the attention given to the rural population of Egypt.