Request a briefing to uncover the circumstances of the Al-Ahram Studio fire disaster

02:19 PM

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Books – Nashaat Ali:

Dr. Ihab Ramzi, Member of the House of Representatives and Professor of Criminal Law, presents: Requesting a briefing to Dr. Hanafi Jabali, Speaker of the House of Representatives; To direct it to Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, Dr. Nevin Al-Kilani, Minister of Culture, and Major General Hisham Amna, Minister of Local Development, regarding the fire that broke out in Al-Ahram Studio and spread to neighboring buildings, calling on the government to reveal all the circumstances and facts about this fire, which terrified the people of the region. The two severe ones.

Ramzi wondered: Where are the means of protection and security to avoid such disasters occurring in such artistic and historical sites, which include Egypt’s artistic and cinematic history? What are the real reasons behind this disaster? Will the government benefit from this disaster to protect the various historical sites that contain Egypt’s cultural and artistic heritage? Calling on the government to pay fair compensation to all citizens whose homes burned down for the damage and to compensate them with alternative apartments; The fire broke out in more than 8 buildings, leaving devastating effects on the buildings, but the residents were able to escape without loss of life.

The representative wondered about the size and value of the damage that occurred inside Al-Ahram Studio? Are there alternative copies of artworks kept elsewhere? Where were those responsible for the studio during the outbreak of this incident? Calling on Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, Speaker of the House of Representatives, to refer the briefing request to a joint committee of the Culture, Media and Antiquities Committee and the Local Development Committee, and to summon the Ministers of Culture and Local Development. To answer his questions.

An official source had stated that 14 people were injured in the Al-Ahram studio fire, and ambulances transported the injured to hospitals to receive the necessary treatment, including Al-Haram and Umm Al-Masryeen hospitals.

The source added that the injuries included 3 civil protection police officers and 11 residents of the area, and the injuries varied between cases of suffocation, fractures, wounds, and burns as a result of the fire.

The area witnessed a state of alert during the outbreak of the fire. The people living next to the studio came out of their homes and gathered near the fire site. For fear of the fire spreading to homes.

The Al-Ahram Studio fire spread to neighboring buildings on Khatam Al-Morsaleen Street in Al-Omraniyah, Giza, amid strenuous attempts by the Civil Protection Forces in Giza. The Giza Civil Protection sent 16 fire engines to control the Al-Ahram Studio fire, on Khatam Al-Morsaleen Street in the Al-Omraniyah area in Giza.

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