Jotun in deal to restore Egyptian landmarks
Dubai, July 12, 2011
Jotun Paints, a leading producer and distributor of paints and powder coatings, has partnered with key civic groups in move to renovate and restore famous places in Egypt.
As part of the deal, the company will supply essential materials like paints, tools and clothes to various civic groups involved in the restoration and renovation initiatives.
Over the last few weeks, various civic groups and Jotun have implemented the repainting of sidewalks in Al Hussein Street, Azhar, the fences along Al Hussein University Hospital and replanting and redecoration of garden in front of Al Hussein Mosque in Egypt.
Also, the whole area of Amr Ibn Al Aa’s Mosque and nearby St. George Church, which include its sidewalks, fences and front lawns were repainted and repaired. The metal fences and sidewalks of Al Shakakini Palace in Ghamra also underwent repainting along with the area surrounding Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque.
“Jotun continues to heed the local community’s call to help in the ongoing effort to renovate and restore iconic Egyptian places,” said Tor Hatlo-Johansen, general manager, El- Mohandes Jotun Egypt.
"We affirm our support to this move and will continue to supply essential equipment and materials needed in the move to restore these key places," he noted.
"Jotun understands the important value that these places play in defining Egypt and we are more than eager to help out in bringing them back to their old glory," he added.-TradeArabia News Service