The Ayyubid state was established by Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, who defeated the Fatimids and expelled them from Egypt in 567 AH / 1174 AD.
The premier is accompanied by a number of ministers along with the Cairo governor.
It is a lively city characterized by the richness of its urban fabric.
The program of the celebration includes various artistic segments, a screening of a short film about the history of the city of Cairo, and a heritage panorama [Culturama].
The President instructed to provide full support for these projects.
President Sisi also thanked the Sultan and the community for their charitable activities in Egypt, besides their support for Egypt’s sovereign fund “Long Live Egypt.”
Historic Cairo is one of the most important and largest heritage cities in the world.
The decision came as a continuation of the ministry's policy to support cultural tourism and encourage one-day trips from Red Sea cities to the Nile Valley.
The Supreme Council of Antiquities has begun the restoration of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba, close to Salah El-Din Citadel.
The Egyptian state pays great attention to the development of archaeological areas and museums, which bear the fragrance of the ancient Egyptian history. Among those sites is the development of Cairo Citadel Aqueduct or Mamluk Aqueduct.
The first phase of the project included the complete installation and modernization of the lighting systems of the historic street.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday urged continuous state efforts and projects to develop unsafe slums in the capital, Cairo, to secure appropriate housing units for citizens, the Egyptian Presidency said.
Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany opened three archaeological sites on Al-Moez Street on Tuesday.