NMEC launches training course for its workers


Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 02:15 GMT

FILE - National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat

FILE - National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat

CAIRO – 18 October 2020: The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat launched the activities of the training course, which will last for six days, to raise the efficiency of the museum's employees.


Director of International Relations at the Museum Fayrouz Fikry explained that within the framework of joint cooperation with international entities, contracts have been signed with the UNESCO and the University of Alaska, which has a wide experience in this field, to give specialized training courses in administrative skills to 90 staff members in the museum.


Fikry added that through the training course, the efficiency and administrative skills of the trainees are set to be raised, especially decision making skills, team work, and how to set goals and achieve them.


For his part, Head of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Ahmed Ghoneim said that the museum plays a great role in raising community awareness and raising the value of the cultural level of the workers. This is in addition to achieving an advanced civilized vision, and exploiting the employees' capabilities for the general benefit of the museum and the service of recreational and cultural tourism.


It is noteworthy that the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is preparing to receive the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir in a grandiose procession soon, in the presence of a large number of local and international media outlets.


The number of mummies and coffins to be transported is 22 royal mummies and 17 royal coffins, dating back to the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties. Some 18 of the mummies are for kings, while 4 are for queens. 

Among the mummies transferred are mummies of King Ramses II; King Seqenenre Tao; King Tuthmosis III; King Seti I; Queen Hatshepsut; Queen Meritamen, the wife of King Amenhotep I; and Queen Ahmose Nefertari, the wife of King Ahmose I. 




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