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Zamalek’s Metro Station to be Renamed After Media Pioneer Safaa Hegazy

The first female president of the Egyptian Radio and Television Union, Safaa Hegazy, will be honoured by having the Zamalek metro station named after her.

CairoScene Team

Zamalek’s Metro Station to be Renamed After Media Pioneer Safaa Hegazy
An upcoming Cairo metro station will be renamed after one of Egypt’s most treasured ladies in media. The Zamalek Metro Station on the third line will be given a new name to honour TV presenter and media pioneer Safaa Hegazy. After a long, celebrated career which included covering the Gulf War and conducting interviews with many Arab heads of state, Hegazy became the first-ever woman to be appointed as the head of the Egyptian Radio and Television Union in 2016, before passing away in 2017. New signs for the stop - which is scheduled to open in 2021 - are being created effective immediately.One of Cairo’s busiest metro stations is set to be renamed after one of Egypt’s leading ladies in media. Zamalek’s metro station, which you can find at the third line, is being renamed to honour media pioneer Safaa Hegazy. Being named the president of the Egyptian Radio and Television Union in 2016, Hegazy was the first-ever woman to hold the title before passing away in 2017. New signs for the stop are being created effective immediately.
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