Government works on reviving Historic Cairo by integrating old buildings into surroundings: Madbouly

SourceDaily News Egypt
SectorEconomy
CountryEgypt

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced, on Saturday, that the government is currently working to revive historic Cairo, and that the urban revival plans depend on several axes. These include rehabilitating archaeological and heritage buildings, and integrating them into the historic urban surroundings. Madbouly's remarks came during his inspection visit to the project to develop the Cairo Citadel Aqueduct. The Prime Minister said that the country's plans to preserve historical areas and restore their splendour is dependent on urban rehabilitation.

This will take place through improving and rehabilitating the built environment, housing, infrastructure, and improving local services. During the tour, Madbouly directed for the removal of violations at all work sites, and developing schools near the Cairo Citadel Aqueduct area. Assem El Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, said that the total area of ​​the projects to develop Cairo Citadel Aqueduct stands at about 399, 000sqm. He said that the project includes an administrative and commercial building,...read more...