Tourism and Archeology

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  • 2018 archaeological discoveries of Islamic nature: min.

    Date: 2018-12-15 15:07:27 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:38 - ID:7715721

    GIZA, Dec 15 (MENA) - Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani said on Saturday that the archaeological discoveries in 2018 were of an Islamic nature. The ministry inaugurated several archaeological mosques and museums in many governorates and ....

  • Archaeological exhibition in Saqqara extended for month: minister

    Date: 2018-12-15 14:10:40 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:34 - ID:7715856

    GIZA, Dec 15 (MENA) – Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani decided on Saturday to extend the period of the archaeological exhibition held at Saqqara’s Imhotep Museum to another month for free. Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of ....

  • Tomb of Fifth Dynasty royal priest unearthed in Saqqara - minister

    Date: 2018-12-15 13:06:24 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:28 - ID:7715688

    GIZA, Egypt, Dec 15 (MENA) - Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anany said that an Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered a tomb belonging to a Fifth Dynasty royal priest in Giza's Saqqara. The tomb belongs to a royal priest named “Wahtye” ....

  • Cabinet denies reports of selling tourist Pyramids area to Arab state

    Date: 2018-12-14 09:53:41 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:19 - ID:7714385

    CAIRO, Dec 14 (MENA) - The Cabinet information center on Friday denied reports about selling the tourist Pyramids area to an Arab country. The center, in a report, said that it contacted the Ministry of Antiquities which denied the ....

  • SCA, Orascom sign contract to offer services to visitors at Pyramids Plateau

    Date: 2018-12-13 22:15:35 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:92 - ID:7714006

    CAIRO, Dec 13 (MENA) - The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) signed on Thursday a contract with Orascom Investment Holding (OIH) to offer and operate services to visitors of the Giza Pyramids plateau, whereby SCA alone will be granted all rights ....

  • 18th dynasty tomb unearthed in Aswan

    Date: 2018-12-13 11:37:39 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:23 - ID:7712799

    CAIRO, Dec 13 (MENA) - The Swedish archaeological mission in Gebel el Silsila area in Aswan, Upper Egypt, unearthed a tomb dating back to the 18th dynasty. Three caskets were found inside the 5-meter-deep tomb alongside human remains and ....

  • Planning Ministry, AAST sign cooperation protocol to encourage innovation in tourism sector

    Date: 2018-12-12 10:03:49 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:23 - ID:7710973

    CAIRO, Dec 12 (MENA) - "Rowad 2030" Project of the Ministry of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform signed Wednesday a cooperation protocol with the Business Leadership Center of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime ....

  • Saudi official hails Sisi's development efforts

    Date: 2018-12-10 20:35:12 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:73 - ID:7708922

    ALEXANDRIA, Dec 10 (MENA) - Head of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Natioanl Heritage (SCTH) Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Monday hailed development efforts exerted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Addressing the 21st ....

  • Red Sea governor opens conference to promote tourism in Masra Alam

    Date: 2018-12-10 16:18:24 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:58 - ID:7708401

    HURGHADA, Egypt, Dec 10 (MENA) - Red Sea Governor Ahmed Abdullah inaugurated on Monday a conference to promote tourism in Marsa Alam, organized by ATI tour agency in the presence of 100 tour operators from Eastern Europe. During his inaugural ....

  • Private sector to only operate GEM services, says minister .. 2 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-12-09 11:52:11 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:43 - ID:7706302

    Anani said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi had directed the establishment of a museum in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el Sheikh. Work is underway to build the museum and a sum of money has already been allocated for the purpose, the ....

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