In pics: Madbouly to inaugurate Hurghada Museum on Feb.29



Sat, 29 Feb 2020 - 11:46 GMT


Sat, 29 Feb 2020 - 11:46 GMT

File -Hurghada Museum.

File -Hurghada Museum.

CAIRO - 29 February 2020: Egypt's prime minister Moustafa Madbouly will inaugurate Hurghada Museum on February 29.

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Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities placed a number of golden coins as well as a rare copy from Quran.

The number of artifacts to be displayed in the museum will be 2000 pieces in order to attract tourists to visit the museum.

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The museum had been designed in accordance with world-class museum standards to display the aesthetic and luxury side of the Egyptian civilization throughout the ages.

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The museum will also display manifestations of sports activities, such as river fishing and hunting, as well as music and dance events, as of the Pharaonic era up top modern times, in a bid to draw a relation between different civilizations.

Hurghada Museum's lighting and security systems, were implemented in accordance with the ministry of antiquities requirements and in coordination with the Ministry of Interior to secure the museum with modern equipment and highly qualified personnel.

This is in addition to training the staff to professionally deal with and assist visitors of the museum.

The museum is set to encourage holidaymakers to visit museums during their stroll in the coastal areas and will contribute to the promotion of tourism in Egypt.

Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany directed the museum officials to hold a meeting with tourism companies in Hurghada before the opening to discuss the marketing methods that can benefit both parties.

Hurghada Museum is one of the most prominent projects implemented by the Ministry of Antiquities in partnership with the private sector, which provided the museum's building.

This will be the first museum to be opened in partnership with the private sector.

The Ministry of Antiquities will be the only entity managing and supervising the museum.

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