Tourism and Archeology

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  • EGP 6.65 bln targeted investments in antiquities sector in FY2018/19 – Minister

    Date: 2018-09-07 15:41:27 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:41 - ID:7566435

    CAIRO, Sept 7 (MENA) – Minister of Planning Hala el Saeed said Friday that EGP 6.65 billion have been allocated as investments in the antiquities sector in the financial year 2018/2019. Saeed’s remarks came during a meeting of the ministerial ....

  • Preliminary report: 700 Egyptian artifacts destroyed in Brazil museum fire

    Date: 2018-09-06 13:53:35 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:48 - ID:7565105

    CAIRO, Sept 6 (MENA) - A preliminary report showed that 700 Egyptian artifacts were all destroyed in the fire that ripped through a 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday, the Antiquities Ministry said on Thursday. Secretary ....

  • Arab youth delegations visit West Bank of Luxor

    Date: 2018-09-06 12:17:20 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:35 - ID:7564938

    LUXOR, Sept 6 (MENA) - The Nile Ship for youths of Arab countries continued its visit of Luxor on Thursday with youth delegations of 24 Arab and African countries visiting the West Bank of the tourist city. The Nile Ship for Youths is organized ....

  • Cabinet approves moving Tutankhamun exhibition from US to France

    Date: 2018-09-05 13:58:14 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:43 - ID:7563426

    CAIRO, Sept 5 (MENA) – The Cabinet approved during its weekly meeting on Wednesday a bill on relocating interim exhibition “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" from the California Science Center to La Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris on ....

  • Rocky cemetery unearthed northeastern Pyramid of Senusret I

    Date: 2018-09-05 13:17:53 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:41 - ID:7563425

    CAIRO, Sept 5 (MENA) - The Egyptian archaeological mission in Giza's Lisht unearthed a rocky cemetery located nearly 300 meters northeastern the Pyramid of Senusret I. In statements on Wednesday, the Head of the Central Administration for Cairo ....

  • Serbian media delegation arrives in Hurghada to promote tourism

    Date: 2018-09-04 17:30:29 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:83 - ID:7561998

    HURGHADA, Egypt, Sept 4 (MENA) - A Serbian media delegation, grouping 11 media persons and journalists, arrived on Tuesday at Hurghada International Airport to activate and market the Serbian tourism in the Red Sea resort. The delegation will ....

  • Antiquities minister probes with German ambassador joint cooperation

    Date: 2018-09-04 13:48:15 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:67 - ID:7561627

    CAIRO, Sept 4 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Khaled El Anani discussed on Tuesday with German ambassador in Cairo Julius Georg Luy joint cooperation in the archaeological and scientific domains. Anani also discussed with the German diplomat ....

  • Coordination underway over Egyptian artifacts at fire-hit museum in Brazil, says ministry

    Date: 2018-09-03 20:17:39 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:92 - ID:7560712

    CAIRO, Sept 3 (MENA) - The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that it is coordinating with the Egyptian Embassy in Brazil to check the status of Egyptian artifacts, that were put on display at a huge fire-hit museum in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement, ....

  • Attempt to smuggle 2 ancient items dating back to Khedive Abbas II era botched

    Date: 2018-09-03 16:27:32 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:74 - ID:7560360

    CAIRO, Sept 3 (MENA) - The Antiquities unit of Damietta port customs were able to thwart an attempt to smuggle two ancient items dating back to Khedive Abbas Helmy II era, which had been stolen at the beginning of the last century from Al Rifai ....

  • Antiquities Ministry seeks truth on status of Egyptian artifacts at burned Brazil museum

    Date: 2018-09-03 13:59:57 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:65 - ID:7560027

    CAIRO, Sept 3 (MENA) - The Antiquities Ministry requested a detailed report by the Foreign Ministry on the status of Egyptian artifacts that were on display at the 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro that caught fire late ....

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