In an impressive ceremony, United Arab Republic President Gamal Nasser opened a great new stadium July 24, in Cairo's Nasr City.
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Background: In an impressive ceremony, United Arab Republic President Gamal Nasser opened a great new stadium July 24, in Cairo's Nasr City. Accompanying him at the inauguration was Sudanese President Ibrahim Abboud.
Big crowds roared their approval as a parade of youth passed through the stadium followed by a display of cyclists and a procession of cars.
The festivities were part of the United Arab Republic's celebrations of the 8th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. The stadium is the largest in the Middle East.