Also attending the prayers were Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam and Minister of Waqfs Mohammad Jumaa as well as Governor of North Sinai Abdul Fattah Harhur
North Sinai provincial Governor Abdel Fattah Harhur
said that financial compensations will be given to the families of the evacuated homes.
Alam added that he had visited the offices of Governor Sayyid Abd al-Fatah Harhur
, in addition to the Vice Governor Adal Qatamash, informing them of the hunger strike and passing on strikers' demands to be moved to a different facility.
A number of government officials and tribal elders arrived to calm the protests, accompanying vendors to a meeting in front of the public governor's office with Governor Abd al-Fatah Harhur
, who listened to their demands and complaints.