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  • His Highness the Aga Khan delivering a speech at the ceremony celebrating the restoration of the 14th century Umm al Sultan Shabaan mosque and the Kayrebek complex on 26 October 2007.
    AKDN / Gary Otte
Two major landmarks restored in Historic Cairo

Cairo, Egypt, 26 October 2007 - Inauguration of the restoration and revitalisation of two historic complexes in the city’s Darb al-Ahmar district.

The restoration of the fourteenth century Umm al Sultan Shabaan mosque and the Khayrebek complex, which encompasses a 13th century palace, a mosque and an Ottoman house, represent major steps in the revitalisation of Cairo’s Islamic City.