Saturday, May 29, 2010

Old Delta Capitals to Be Protected, Promoted

Egpt State Information Service

The Supreme Council for Antiquities has started a project for protecting and promoting the capital cities of old Delta region, said Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni on Wednesday 26/5/2010.

The project covers the capitals of the Delta governorates, namely, Sharqiya, Kafr el-Sheikh and Gharbiya, he added.

The project is aimed at safeguarding these areas against the hazards of sanitary drainage and underground waters, he noted, adding that the projects are also aimed at excavating antiquities.

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