February 7, 2019

Eng. Mohsen Salah Inspected the Reviving and Modernization Project of the Revolution Command Building

Within the framework of the state's interest in reviving heritage, human history and preserving the monuments Eng. Mohsen Salah – CEO and Chairman of the Arab Contractors Company accompanied by Eng. Emam Afify - Vice Chairman and a number of company leaders, inspected the project of reviving and modernizing the Revolution Command Building (the Museum of the Revolution Leaders). Eng. Mohsen Salah directed the teamwork to condense their work in the project, which is implemented by the Monuments Restoration Department in cooperation with the departments of: civil works, sanitation and finishing works, electrical works, electromechanical projects for public buildings and utilities, Maasara shipyard, East and Middle Delta Branch and Engineering Consultancy Sector. The building is consisting of a basement, the first floor and the roof. It is consisting of a courtyard surrounded by rooms from every side which overlook the courtyard in a gable shape, the coverage was designed in the shape of an eagle surrounded the building with his wings as a symbol of revolution. It is a noteworthy that the building was built during the reign of King Farouk I, the King of Egypt and Sudan. The establishment began in 1948 and completed in 1951. It is characterized by a special character prevailed during that period which is the "classical style" and the use of artificial stone. It was dedicated to the king's rest and marina for the king's yachts. It was regained by the Revolutionary Command Council in 1952 and used as the headquarters for the meetings of the Free Officers Movement. Besides, the announcement of the United Arab Republic was launched from this place.

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