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  • Culture minister inspects new archives building

    Date: 2014-08-17 12:48:00 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:30 - ID:878167

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour inspected the new building of the Egyptian National Library and Archives in Cairo's Fostat neighborhood. Speaking to reporters, Asfour said the new building needs support from the state for its operation and ....

  • Culture min. meets with Family Library committee

    Date: 2014-08-10 10:29:15 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:866778

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour met with the Family Library committee that was recently re-formed. The committee agreed on launching three new book series. The first series is on those with special needs, the second on Egyptian cultural figures and ....

  • Museums revenues doubled in one year: Antiquities min.

    Date: 2014-08-06 14:01:03 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:861483

    Revenues of museums and other archaeological sites across the country have doubled in July compared to the same period last year. "The operating income of the country's museums and archaeological sites reached EGP 15, 966 million in July against ....

  • Egypt UNESCO amb: Int'l delegation in Cairo to restore Museum of Islamic Art

    Date: 2014-08-04 08:38:38 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:857108

    Egypt's Ambassador to UNESCO Mohamed Sameh Amr said Monday a delegation of the International Council of Museums arrived in Cairo to meet with Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati. The meeting will focus on plans to restore the Museum of Islamic ....

  • Culture minister meets head of British Council in Cairo

    Date: 2014-07-10 12:18:27 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:22 - ID:820814

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour met with Head of the British Council here Mark Stephens with the attendance of the Head of the Foreign Cultural Relations Sector at the Ministry of Culture Kamilia Sobhi. Asfour hailed "Bab Rizk Gameel" (Decent ....

  • Govt attaches importance to Grand Egyptian Museum - PM

    Date: 2014-07-09 12:18:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:21 - ID:819204

    The government attaches great importance to the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is considered one of the Egyptian national projects, affirmed Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab. The Museum is also considered one of the biggest cultural and tourist ....

  • National museum of Egyptian civilization to be huge destination for tourism - minister

    Date: 2014-07-09 12:14:01 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:819194

    The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat in Cairo's Fatimide area will be a huge destination for tourism, said Antiquities and Heritage Minister Mamdouh el-Damati. The minister made the remark while inspecting the museum along with ....

  • Culture minister meets Arab Investors Union

    Date: 2014-07-03 13:13:54 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:809933

    Culture Minister Gaber el-Asfour met with the Arab Investors Union and the Industrial Investors Syndicate. During the meeting, it was agreed that the syndicate and the union will donate a 500-square-meter plot of land to establish ....

  • Remains of ancient city unearthed in Behaira

    Date: 2014-06-30 10:23:10 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:35 - ID:804717

    An archaeological team has detected remains of an ancient city dating back to the Roman era, said Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damati. The city is located about 25 kilometers south of Rosetta, Behaira province, Damati added. The city was ....

  • Opera House to host Ramadan evenings

    Date: 2014-06-28 09:09:06 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:25 - ID:801773

    The Cairo Opera House will host cultural evenings in the holy month of Ramadan. The events will include seminars on the moderate teachings of Islam. Culture Minister Gaber Asfour had agreed with President of the Cairo Opera House Enas ....

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