Cairo--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) -

                               NEWS RELEASE

OCI Cash Dividend Payment Details

Cairo, Egypt - 27 March 2008: Orascom Construction Industries ("OCI") confirmed
the following regarding its cash dividend distribution in US Dollars announced
on 16 March 2008:

  - The value of the first Installment is US$ 44.8394 per share (US$ 89.6796
    per GDR)
  - The value of the second Installment is US$ 10.0982 per share (US$ 20.1964
    per GDR)
  - The value of the third Installment will be approximately US$ 0.9156 per
    share (1.8312 per GDR).

For additional information CONTACT:

OCI Investor Relations Department:

Hassan H. Badrawi
Tel: +202 2461 1039

Omar Darwazah
Tel: +202 2461 0727

Ahmed Sultan
Tel: +202 2461 0914

For additional information on OCI:

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI)
Nile City Towers - South Tower
2005A Corniche El Nil, Cairo, Egypt
OCI stock symbols: OCIC.CA / ORCI EY / OCICqL / ORSD

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