Save the Old City Campaign, a gathering of social activists, will launch an event to grow ornamental plants around Marcus Arc in the Old Town of Tripoli next Saturday.

The campaign, starts at 4:00 p.m, comes as part of other voluntary social services launched at the Old Town such as cleaning up and restoring historic buildings, in addition to humanitarian assistance to the poor.

Organizers of the event invite all interested volunteers to take part in this planting campaign and advise them to bring their planting tools and dress in white.

'Save the Old City Campaign' is a cultural and architectural campaign that aims to raise awareness about the historical importance of the Old Town of Tripoli, and to encourage authorities to save what is remaining of Libya's architectural heritage.