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2004-11 Al-Azhar Park Cairo

In the heart of Old Cairo, on the edge of a slum, a park is born. Yasmine El-Rashidi watches a phoenix emerge from the ashes. Cairo is a city of streets, pavements and apartment blocks. A city committed to tarmac and concrete, with a very low tolerance for nature and open space. Not only does it have no equivalent of London's Hyde Park or New York's Central Park, but even a truncated version of those urban gardens has always seemed an unlikely eventuality. But we should remember that the city's relentlessly urban texture is a relatively recent phenomenon.

Egyptian antiquities ministry to sign MoU with AKTC in archaeology, museology fields

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Source: 
english.ahram.org.eg

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities will sign on Monday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in order to broaden institutional engagement through cultural joint ventures and exchange programmes and activities in the field of museums and archaeology.

Secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Amin said that the MoU aims to develop joint ventures in the fields of conservation, museum programmes, archaeological research and exhibitions.

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Al Azhar Park

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Al Azhar Park

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Al Azhar Park 2006-03-20

Source: 
akdn.org

Egyptian antiquities ministry to sign MoU with AKTC in archaeology, museology fields 2016-10-02

Al Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt 2016-10-01
Source: 
ahram.org.eg

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities will sign on Monday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in order to broaden institutional engagement through cultural joint ventures and exchange programmes and activities in the field of museums and archaeology.

Secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Amin said that the MoU aims to develop joint ventures in the fields of conservation, museum programmes, archaeological research and exhibitions.

AGA KHAN CREATES NEW 30-HECTARES PARK IN HISTORIC CAIRO - 2004-03-31

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Cairo's Al-Azhar Park and Darb Al Amr district

The US$ 30 million project was designed as an agent for economic development, and has become a case study for creative solutions to a spectrum of challenges facing historic cities, including ecological rehabilitation. The project includes the excavation and extensive restoration of the 12th Century Ayyubid wall and the rehabilitation of important monuments and landmark buildings in the Historic City. It also encompasses an extensive social development programme, including apprenticeship arrangements, housing rehabilitation, micro-credit and health care facilities.

2004-12-27 be

2004-12-27 be
Source: 
Le Guide [Belgique]
person_place_reference: 
Al-Azhar Park

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2004-11-23 bbc3
Source: 
BBC News

2004-11-23 bbc1

2004-11-23 bbc1
Source: 
BBC News
person_place_reference: 
Al-Azhar Park


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