Mostafa Amin, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), has called on police to deal with encroachments by street vendors and shop owners at Al-Moez Street in Old Cairo. The street contains hisorical Islamic sites under the protection of the SCA.
Amin called in the Tourist Police during a surprise inspection of the area on Tuesday.
Al-Moez Street was inaugurated last year as the largest open museum of historical Islamic monuments in Egypt.
Translated from the Arabic Edition