Tuesday, August 21, 2007

More re restoration of Cairo

State Information Service
Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni said all restoration operations to save Historical Cairo districts are made according to the international technical and scientific standards laid down by UNESCO. "This huge project was launched in 1992 following the October earthquake that hit Egypt and caused big damage to the capital's antiquities and old sites," the Minister said. Hosni pointed out that the project has aimed at restoring rare and unique 517 archaeological sites on four phases.

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