The mayor of Alhama de Murcia moved yesterday afternoon, Thursday 18, until the capital was quoted by the Minister of Development, Magdalena Álvarez, to sign the agreement by the 1% Cultural granted to the City for the restoration of the north wall of Castillo.
Along with board members and mayors of large municipalities and provinces of the Spanish, to a total of 50 projects funded by the Ministry of Development, the first mayor of the municipality signed the cooperation agreement to finance the restoration of north wall of the Castillo de Alhama which will aid of 900,000 euros for a project valued at 1,200,000 euros.
This means that this ministry will contribute 75% of the total contract budget for one of the most desirable actions by city leaders.
In 2006 the city of Alhama requested for the first time cultural 1 percent providing a project based on the restoration of the upper enclosure, including the north wall and the keep, it would make a journey through the history of the village Alhama in medieval times.
The granting of this aid be achieved until the end of the north wall of the Keep and the upper enclosure.
That is, until the highest part of the hill where stood the military zone and surveillance Guadalentín Valley.
With the planned investment will be two different performances.
On the one hand, the archaeological work to uncover the remains of the wall and to investigate what kind of settlement existed in the place, and secondly, the restoration work.
It is estimated that the project will be developed over two years.
Moreover, the mayor of using the opportunity to give the minister the publication on excavations made that morning by the director general of the Institute for Youth, Veronica Lopez.
In this book presents the work developed in the Cerro del Castillo through the various fields of work developed in the area and just show photographs of the area in which they intervene with 1% Cultural.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Murcia