January 5, 2020

Eng. Mohsen Salah following up the development works of Tahrir Square

Eng. Mohsen Salah – CEO and Chairman of the Arab Contractors Company follows up the work progress of Tahrir Square development works. He was accompanied by Eng. Emam Afifi – the Vice Chairman of the Arab Contractors Company, Eng. Mohamed Rashed – Head of Greater Cairo Sector, Eng. Mohammed Elwi – Manager of the Distinguished Buildings and Eng. Mahmoud Rostom – Manager of Projects who declared that the work is going on 24 hour basis by 3 teamworks under the supervision of the ministries of housing, tourism, antiquities and culture, Cairo governorate, the office of Eng. Ihab Mazhar – Project General Consultant and the office of Dr. Aly Abdel Rahman – the Construction Consultant . He pointed out that the works of the square is divided into 6 areas: the center of the square, Omar Makram, the Museum, the Complex, the old Foreign Affairs Ministry and Tahrir Car Park. The huge flagpole which was at the center of the square was removed, the removal of all the greeneries, excavation works which reaches the level of El Saddat Metro Station in order to construct the base for the obelisk with length of 19m and weight 100 tons. In addition to the implementation a fountain, the paving works, lighting and landscaping. Besides, the works includes the implementation of 9 beams with 16m length and 2.30 height, the construction of walkways with concrete slabs, the cultivation of palm trees on both sides, seating areas which consisting of concrete blocks and some marble seats implemented by the Ready Mixed Concrete Department. Besides, floor lighting system, olive tree beds, installation of lighting instruments to add an esthetic feature which is consistent with the pharaonic characteristics and development works of the square.