Sayyeda Zeinab mosque

Representatives of an Egyptian heritage body have called for authorities to act to stop ongoing building and painting work at the Sayyeda Zeinab Mosque in Cairo. On Monday [May 20, 2013], Samir Gharib, head of the National Organisation for Urban Harmony (NOUH) called on Cairo governor Osama Kamel to stop the work on the façade of the Sayyeda Zeinab Mosque in downtown Cairo because it does not follow the established regulations for the protection of historic buildings.

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