Sunday, October 26, 2014
Cairo: Egyptian antiquities ministry launches campaign to clean historic sites
Campaign started in Islamic Cairo, with help from local residents
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh El-Damaty told Ahram Online that the project aims to encourage the public to participate in cleaning and developing archaeological and historical sites in Egypt, in an attempt to preserve and protect Egypt's heritage.
He said that the campaign will extend to all archaeological sites nationwide, to create clean, well-developed areas where archaeological sites are located.
El-Damaty, Abdel-Aziz and a group of children who live in the area participated in the cleaning campaign.
Source: Ahram Online