CAIRO – 21 June 2022: The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, participated in the National Conference of Australian Museums and Galleries for the year 2022, which was held in the Australian city of Perth.
The conference witnessed the participation of more than 400 directors and curators of international museums and specialists in museum education and museum exhibitions.
Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sabah Abdel Razek participated in the keynote speech of the conference, where she emphasized the pivotal role of Egyptian museums in preserving cultural heritage. She also shed light on the work being carried out in the project to develop the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which is considered the largest and most important since its opening in 1902.
Furthermore, Abdel Razek gave a presentation of the major museum projects in Egypt, including the Grand Egyptian Museum and the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, in addition to establishing new regional museums such as Sohag and Kafr El-Sheikh museums.
She also spoke about the development being carried out at the Royal Chariots Museum in Bulaq, Kom Oshim Museum in Fayoum and Mallawi Museum in Minya. That is in addition to the establishment of museums in the coastal tourist cities such as the museums of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada, which are witnessing a large turnout of Egyptian and foreign tourists.