A table of over 3,000 metres in length and built for Iftar celebrations during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan aims to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Waiters were seen preparing the table ahead of the feast in the new administrative capital east of Cairo on Saturday.
Around 7,000 people came for the celebrations that mark the breaking of the Ramadan fast.
«The record currently... Еще registered in the UAE in the Emirate of Ajman is an approximately 2,890-metre- long [table]. Today, we are about to break more than 3,000 metres, which is expected to be recorded in Egypt,» said CEO of the Guinness Book of Records in Egypt and the Middle East, Ahmed Makled.
The recognition of the possible record is now in process. As Makled stated, the measurement is carried out «professionally using GPS coordinates and then data is reviewed and the final number is certified.»