Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities begins restoration works for archaeological Mohammad Ali Bridge

SourceEgypt Today

Restoration works at Mohammed Ali Bridge - Press photo CAIRO – 14 January 2021: The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has started the restoration and maintenance of the archaeological Mohammad Ali Bridge in El-Qanater City, Qalyubia Governorate, in coordination with the Ministry of Irrigation and the City Council.   Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mustafa Waziri, explained that the Permanent Committee for Islamic Antiquities had agreed that the production unit of the council's projects sector will implement the maintenance works of the bridge under the supervision of El-Qanater Antiquities Zone, at a cost of L.E. 1.6 million , according to the business index approved by the permanent committee.   Head of the Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Sector, Osama Talaat, indicated that the project aims to prevent danger that might arise from lack of maintenance  through replacing the damaged stones and all the collapsed parts of the more...