Heliopolis means the “City of the Sun” in ancient Greek.
Sultan Hussein Kamel took power in a dangerous period in the history of Egypt between 1914 and 1917, when Britain had imposed martial law on Egypt during the First World War.
Controversy arose on social media platforms over the construction of the Heliopolis Bridge, claiming that the bridge would affect the historic Basilica of the Holy Virgin in which Baron Empain was buried in Heliopolis.
The tour was made by the minister to follow up on the removal of the rainwater that had accumulated in some places due to the bad weather.
Anani pointed out that the palace will contain an exhibition that depicts the history of Heliopolis since it was the Egyptian capital until today.
Egypt and Belgium signed an agreement worth LE 16 million to restore and re-employ the Baron Empain Palace as part of the Belgian debt swap.
The president of the Egyptian Fencing Federation discusses the possibility of hosting the upcoming Fencing World Cup in the Baron Empain Palace.