Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf said, Thursday that they didn’t issue any instructions regarding visiting the shrine of El-Hussein or the Prophet’s holdings room in the mosque.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi emphasized on Wednesday that no antiques or monuments inside al-Hussein Mosque in Old Cairo were tampered with during the renovation of the historic temple.
Ben Ezra Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in Egypt and the Middle East.
The government is granting 1,600 families fully-furnished units elsewhere.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inspected Old Cairo on Friday to check on several national projects. During his tour, he talked to a number of people about their conditions.
The Cairo governorate municipal authority is currently working in the slums of El Sokar wa Al Laymoun, Hosh Al Ghagar, and Al Gayara located near Cairo Citadel Aqueduct.
The official said that negotiations are underway with a number of residents and workshop owners.
The exhibition will run for three weeks.
President Sisi also exchanged greetings with citizens and workers in a pottery workshop in Old Cairo, where he listened to their requests and needs.
Al-Maridani Mosque was built in AD 1340 just outside the city wall near Zuweila Gate [Bab Zuweila] and is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in Old Cairo.
The forum will be presented by the artist Intisar Abdel Fattah, and is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.
Compensations worth LE4 billion will be disbursed to 1,380 families, 296 shop owners, and 136 workshop owners.
Throughout the years, Cairo's features changed; its ancient streets became crowded, and modern architecture overshadowed the beauty of its Islamic architecture.
Sisi directed following the modern work paths and mechanisms used to implement national projects during the past years
Development works undergone in the historic Ain el-Sira area in Old Cairo neighborhood has turned it from a slum area into an attractive tourist destination.
Madbouli’s remarks came during his inspection at several historical sites in Old Cairo.
During the tour a number of main aspects were discussed, including the accomplished development works.
The president inspected a network of bridges already built to connect El-Hadarat axis with other main axes and roads in the capital.
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.
Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli inspected Saturday the development work in some Old Cairo suburbs around Magra El-Oyoun Fence and Eyen Al Sera Lake.