Khaled el Anani
Anani re-opened the museum in 2016 after being restored, as members of the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group stormed the museum in 2013, vandalizing, looting and torching the place.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.
On his way to the Georgian capital Tbilisi to attend the 112th session of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, stopped in the Armenian capital Yerevan.
The tourists enjoyed a tour at the archaeological area; they expressed their happiness to visit Egypt to get acquainted with its grandiose ancient civilization.
For the first time, King Tutankhamun’s personal holdings will be displayed in 105 showcases in the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the preparations for the temporary exhibition of some treasures of King Tutankhamun, which are displayed for the first time in Hurghada Museum.
Advisor to the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Training Affairs Suha Bahgat explained that this training course comes within the framework of the plan set by the ministry to raise the efficiency of workers in the tourism and antiquities sector.
The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.
Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.
On the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization indicated his intention to nominate Zahi Hawass to be an Egyptian ambassador at the organization.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani reviewed the numerous archaeological discoveries that were made in Egypt during the last period, as well as the many museums and archaeological projects that have been opened to the public.
Various Egyptian museums will start to receive visitors on Sept. 1, as the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the reopening of museums and archaeological sites after being closed since March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Khaled el-Anani started the meeting by talking about the existing cooperation between Egypt and the Czech Republic in all fields, especially the fields of tourism and archaeological excavation.
Its opening coincides with the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the archaeological work of the Czech mission in Egypt.
This decision came within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The artifacts of the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" arrived in early August to the Czech capital, Prague, in preparation for its opening.
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization affirmed that the organization is fully prepared for continuous support to Egypt to return the rates of inbound tourist movement to its previous state before the Corona virus epidemic.
The 29 rams have started their restoration based on the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities issued on Feb. 25, 2020.
Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization, began their tour on Aug. 23 in Hurghada by visiting Hurghada Museum.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat on Saturday, following a meeting held with the museum’s board of directors.