Al-Sisi orders restoration, renovation of ‘Ahl Al-Bayt’ shrines

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Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has discussed the restoration and renovation of shrines of Prophet Muhammed’s descendants “Ahl Al-Bayt”, especially Al-Hussein bin Ali, Al-Sayeda Nafisa, and Al-Sayeda Zainab. 

During a meeting on Monday with Amir Sayed, the Presidential Advisor for Urban Planning, and Ihab El-Far, Head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, Al-Sisi ordered that the development plan include the services and facilities surrounding these sites.

Head of the Consultative Office of the Engineering Authority Ashraf El-Araby, and Assistant to the Head of the Engineering Authority for Road Designs Abdel Aziz El-Feki, also attended the meeting, in addition to Tarek Al-Khudairi, the director of the “Ibdaa” factory for marble and artwork, and Mohamed Talaat, the consultant for the Egypt Mosque project.

Moreover, the meeting dealt with following up the executive position of the engineering authority’s projects nationwide, according to a statement from the presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady. 

The president stressed the restoration and renovation of the shrines should be processed in a manner consistent with the historical and spiritual nature of these shrines.

Furthermore, the meeting also addressed the executive position of various facilities in the New Administrative Capital, especially with regard to engineering designs and artworks in the House of Noble Qur’an, the hall of holdings and event halls in the Mosque of Egypt, as well as the engineering studies of the horse city “Marabet”.

The president was also briefed on the executive position of the road sector projects and new axes in Greater Cairo, especially the development of the 26th of July Corridor in Giza Governorate, as well as the main axes in east Cairo and linking them to the Ring Road, including the optimal use of the lands located on both sides of those axes and roads and the establishment of integrated services there.

According to Rady, the meeting also witnessed a review of the engineering and construction plan for the “Ahalina 5” housing project, as well as the city of Galala and land use plans on both sides of the city road.

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