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Cairo Citadel Aqueduct to be one of Egypt’s major tourist attractions by 2021

Cairo Citadel Aqueduct is one of the most famous parts of the historic walls that once surrounded the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The landmark construction is located in Old Cairo.

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently working on developing the archaeological areas and museums associated with the wall. This includes restoration of the historic wall and the surrounding area, with the development plan expected to be completed in 2021.

The idea of building an aqueduct to carry water to the Citadel, known also as the Citadel of the Mountain, goes back to the era of Salah Al-Din Al-Ayyubi,

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Plans underway to turn Kuching Old Bazaar into major tourism spot, says Sarawak minister | Malaysia

Sarawak Tourism, Arts and, Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah speaks to reporters July 25, 2019. ― Picture by Sulok Tawie
Sarawak Tourism, Arts and, Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah speaks to reporters July 25, 2019. ― Picture by Sulok Tawie

KUCHING, Oct 1 — The Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants to turn the Kuching Old Bazaar area into a major tourism spot to attract domestic and foreign tourists, its minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said today.

“This is where the old Kuching was born and where the commercial centre was first started,” he told reporters after a soft launch of Kuching Old Bazaar: Cultural Mapping and Tourism Promotion programme.

He said his ministry plans to