Mostafa Waziri

Wrap up of Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities recent museum work

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 04:50 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently finalizing work at a number of archaeological museums in preparation for their opening in the upcoming period, as part of the revitalization of Egyptian tourism.

All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:16 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities embarks on inspection tour at Grand Egyptian Museum on Sept. 8

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 01:28 GMT

The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.

10 most prominent archaeological discoveries in Egypt over 2 decades

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities exempts cafeterias, bazaars in museums, archaeological sites from paying rent until end of Sept. 2020

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:38 GMT

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.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. to attend inauguration of “Kings of the Sun” exhibition in Prague

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:31 GMT

The artifacts of the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" arrived in early August to the Czech capital, Prague, in preparation for its opening.

1st transparent protection screen around pulpit of Sultan Abu al-'Ila Mosque installed

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 03:55 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has completed the installation of the first transparent protection screen around the pulpit of the Sultan Abu al-'Ila Archaeological Mosque.

Restoration works of 29 ram statues in Luxor Temple resumes

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:25 GMT

The 29 rams have started their restoration based on the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities issued on Feb. 25, 2020.

Archaeologists of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities discover new statue of one of Hathor’s priests

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 01:17 GMT

Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.

In Pics: Final touches placed on Cairo’s Airport Terminal 3 museum ahead of opening

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 01:20 GMT

On July 26, the team working at the Cairo Airport Museum [in Terminal 3] began placing the artifacts according to the museum's display scenario in preparation for its opening soon.

Egypt’s Monastery of Saint Fana inspected after non-archaeological wall collapses

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat explained that the collapsed part of the fence is not archaeological, but was added as a ramp.

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. extends visiting hours to Baron Empain Palace

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 02:47 GMT

Due to the high turnout witnessed by the Baron Empain Palace, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities decided to extend the exceptional visiting hours to the palace.

In Pics: Kafr El-Sheikh Museum receives heavy artifacts ahead of opening

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a collection of huge artifacts from Tel Al-Fara’een area in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate.

Egypt’s min. of tourism & antiquities discusses plan of archaeological openings during upcoming period

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 02:31 GMT

During the meeting, a number of precautionary measures were set for Egyptian and foreign archaeological missions at various archaeological sites working amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Egypt’s min. of tourism & antiquities embarks on an inspecting tour in NMEC

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 03:12 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the latest developments in the central exhibition hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

Know about the most prominent archaeological openings in the coming period

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 02:07 GMT

This includes opening museums in the New Administrative Capital, Sharm El-Sheikh, Kafr El-Sheikh, among others.

In Pics: Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission uncovers unique cemetery in Bahnasa

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said the cemetery is unique, and that this style of cemeteries has not been discovered before in Bahnasa.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration project of Amun-Ra Temple Ram statues

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:22 GMT

Waziri further explained that the immediate reason for the poor state of reservation of the rams is that they were exposed to faulty restoration work with inappropriate materials in the early 1970s.

In Pics: Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. follows up on NMEC in preparation for its opening

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 01:57 GMT

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani visited the various halls of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses latest developments of New Administrative Capital museum

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 01:34 GMT

Minister Khaled el-Anani convened at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek with Mostafa Waziri, Nevin Nizar and Moemen Osman.

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