Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh Al-Damati announced that all tourist sites across Egypt are on a state of high alert to welcome Egyptian and foreign visitors during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday and provide them with high quality services, in addition to taking the necessary measures needed in case of an emergency.
Medieval (Islamic) Cairo
Al-Damati stressed the importance of the presence of the directors of all archaeological sites during visiting hours, from 8 am to 5 pm, to address any issues visitors might face and facilitate their trip without any damage to the site.
Egyptian Museum in Cairo
He confirmed that the ministry is cooperating with security forces to increase their presence at all sites and ensuring that all tourist attractions can be easily accessed by medical emergency vehicles and ambulances.
Secretary General of the Supreme Antiquities Council, Mostafa Al-Amin elaborated on the fact that all archaeological sites are working at full capacity, with the presence of their respective directors, to handle all emergency matters, due to the large number of visitors, and have taken all precautions to ensure the visitors a pleasant stay in Egypt.
Mohammad Ali Mosque in Cairo, Egypt (Photo by: MiqsPix)