In pics: et monitors Egypt's preparations for 2019 African Nations Cup



Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 02:33 GMT


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 02:33 GMT

Cairo Stadium - Press Photo

Cairo Stadium - Press Photo

CAIRO - 19 June 2019: Under the preparations being made by Egypt to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the government's institutions are working so that the championship emerges in a manner worthy of Egypt's status and history.

The preparations included several works such as the construction of a new street in the vicinity of the Cairo Stadium,decorating the streets and establishing new gardens, and a number of toilets in the vicinity of stadiums, squares and main streets.






Cairo governorate also finished painting all the properties surrounding the stadiums and set more surveillance cameras in the streets around the stadiums to secure them.

The Public Transport Authority in Cairo headed by Rizk Ali Mustafa finished painting more than 400 concrete stations, especially the bus stations of the Public Transport Authority.


On June 10, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi directed the authorities concerned to provide all the organizational, administrative and logistical means to ensure the success of the African Cup of Nations.

The Africa Cup of Nations is hosted by Egypt from June 21 to July 19. Egypt will open the 2019 African nations' championship against Zimbabwe at Cairo International Stadium.



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