76 ancient sites restored in Fatimide Cairo
Egypt, Economics, 8/23/2005
Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmad Nazif discussed on Sunday a report on plans to develop Fatimide (Islamic) Cairo.
Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni said that some 76 Islamic sites in Fatimide Cairo have been renovated so far, adding that measures were underway to restore 28 others.
He said Al-Moez street in Fatimide Cairo will be reopened after completion of development work.
In another meeting, the prime minister reviewed a report on plans to develop the Upper Egyptian City of Luxor with the aim of attracting more tourists to the city.
New projects worth L.E. 375 million will be carried out in the city as part of the development plan.
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