Tougher restrictions have been imposed during this day to limit people’s mobility amid the coronavirus crisis.
Greater Cairo will witness an increase in temperature, recording highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C, on Monday, which marks the old spring festival Sham el-Nessim.
“We celebrate, today, Sham El-Nessim, whose wonderful rituals symbolize the highest human values represented in joy, tolerance and human solidarity,” Amer said in a Facebook post.
In Cairo, authorities have banned riverboats and closed all ports of the Nile River, to ban any planned cruises until Tuesday.
“This is because its preparation method mainly depends on providing an anaerobic environment in order for fish to be fermented and become ‘fesikh.’
On Sunday, during the Christian Easter Sunday celebrations, only the ordinary dusk-to-dawn curfew will be imposed, spokesman Nader Saad said.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli announced Tuesday, complete closure of public gardens and beaches next Monday, which markes Sham el-Nessim holiday.
Amid fears of coronavirus spread, the Egyptian government directed the closure of all beaches, gardens, tourist villages and all the public facilities where people usually celebrate on Sham El-Nessim (spring holiday).
Singer Hisham Abbas performed a concert on Monday, April 29 celebrating Sham el-Nessim in one of the clubs of New Cairo, in the presence of a large number of audience.
Sabah Abdel Razeq stated that the museum has been witnessing a high demand in Egyptian and Foreign visitors.
Food and supply police managed to seize as much as 126 tons of frozen, salted and smoked fish.
Thousands of Egyptians head to national parks and gardens across the country to celebrate the Pharaonic festival of Sham el-Nessim.
The Ministry of Interior deployed women police in the areas where crowds gather nationwide, particularly in Cairo, to prevent harassment cases.
The market will resume trading on Tuesday April 10, according to an official statement issued on Tuesday.
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, has toughened security at Metro stations