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Amid culture shutdown, minister initiates inspection of its sites

The inspection of all cultural sites comes during the period when all of them are closed following the preventive measures against spread of coronavirus

Ahram Online , Wednesday 18 Mar 2020
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The culture minister Ines Abdel Dayem initiated a series of inspections of numerous cultural buildings and sites during the time when they are closed to public.

The campaign includes cultural palaces, theatres, museums and exhibition halls.

The decision comes also after the heavy rains that hit Egypt last Thursday, which as the ministry revealed, caused slight damages to a couple of edifices.

Abdel Dayem's inspection campaign aims to review the buildings' condition to plan for the increased maintenance where necessary.

Earlier this month, Egypt's culture ministry decided to halt all public activities after a prime ministerial decree on 9 March forbid large gatherings until further notice as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus.

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