Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities
Nisreen Atef Kharboush, head of the inorganic antiquities laboratory at the Grand Egyptian Museum, said that the laboratory is responsible for restoring and maintaining a variety of inorganic antiquities, which are not of plant or animal origin.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the New Administrative Capital’s Museum on September 20, in order to follow up on the developments of its workflow in preparation for its opening soon.
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.
According to Atef Moftah, the area’s development plan includes establishing a project to create a cable car as well as a tourist and cultural service area.
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.
The tourists expressed their happiness at visiting the tourist attractions in Egypt, during a tour of the archaeological area.
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has completed the project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan, where an internal marina was built for the area and waiting places for visitors, in addition to raising the efficiency of the lighting system.
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.
Director General of the museum Saeed Rakha, said that the visit included the various halls of the museum, noting that the delegation expressed their admiration for the distinguished tour.
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.
This coincided with the reopening of archaeological sites and museums across the country, as part of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt.
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.
The Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to temporarily display ten artifacts of Tutankhamun’s belongings in Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, which will be inaugurated 2020.
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.