Cairo parks for free on Friday to celebrate October War victory anniversary

Ahram Online , Tuesday 3 Oct 2023

All parks in Cairo will offer free entry to the public this Friday in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the October War victory, announced Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel-Aal in a statement on Tuesday.

The International Park in Nasr City
The International Park in Nasr City. Photo courtesy of Trfihi Parks


This year marks the 50th anniversary of Egypt’s historic triumph over Israel that led to the liberation of Sinai from Israeli occupation, a victory achieved under the leadership of the late President Anwar El-Sadat.

Earlier in September, the cabinet declared that Thursday 5 October would be a paid holiday for public sector employees.

In celebration of the occasion, all military museums will be open to the public for free from 1 to 6 October.

Moreover, as many as 550 events will be held in Cairo and other Egyptian governorates to commemorate the anniversary, according to a statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture.

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