Clean-up, beautification campaigns launched in governorates before Eid al-Fitr
Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: A number of clean-up and beautification campaigns were launched in different governorates and cities in preparation to Eid al-Fitr or the “Feast of breaking the fast” which will start Monday, July 28.

In Giza, clean-up campaigns will be focused on places of worship, gardens, parks and big squares where the Eid prayer will be held.

The campaigns will be active during the first day of the feast in Cairo’s districts of: Bulak el-Dakrour, Omraneya, Haram, Dokki, Agouza, and el-Waraq.

Ezzat el-Kharsa, head of the General Authority for Cairo Cleaning and Beautification in Giza governorate told Youm7 that the cleaning men will be working 27 / 7 during the Eid days.

In Port Said city, a number of daily clean-up campaigns started to lift garbage and prepare streets for the Eid.

The city prepared and decorated five courts for prayer.

Authorities at Egypt’s governorate of Suez in coordination with heads of the city’s districts said that they have allocated 35 prayer grounds across the governorate.

Eid al-Fitr is an important religious Islamic holiday of four days that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

The Eid has a particular prayer generally performed in an open field or large hall.

Additional Reporting by Enas el-Banna and Mohamed Awad.

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